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Rocky Mountain Marijuana: Spring 2017 E-Edition

June 5, 2017 — Welcome to the Spring 2017 edition of Rocky Mountain Marijuana

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Weed & Words: Some business owners seek to shed stoner stereotypes

June 5, 2017 — To some purveyors of that green, leafy and legal-in-Colorado substance — as well as its edible, drinkable and fellow byproducts — the term "pot shop" makes them cringe. You also can add "weed," "marijuana," "dope" and other monikers to a list of terms that makes […]

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Are you worried about recreational marijuana under the Trump administration?

June 5, 2017 — Recent comments coming from the White House about greater enforcement of federal marijuana laws have caused concern among states where recreational use of the drug is permitted. Although officials have repeatedly stated their support of the medical marijuana industry, comments from White House press secretary […]

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Marijuana products we love

June 5, 2017 — As the cannabis industry grows, so does the amount of products available. While everyone knows the basics, here are a few interesting and quirky products you can pick up to try something a little different. Nitrogen-packed pot The Honest Marijuana company, based in Steamboat Springs, […]

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Marijuana and your pets

June 5, 2017 — In October of 2016, Summit County resident Heidi Sodetz was trail running with her two golden retrievers on Tenderfoot Mountain. Nothing seemed out of the ordinary with the dogs until about an hour after she got home, when one of them, Lenni, started acting strangely: […]

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Cannabinoids, shatter?: Marijuana terms explained

June 5, 2017 — Cannabinoids — One of three compounds found in cannabis, these chemicals determine the intensity of any psychoactive high. The two most common are THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (Cannabidiol). There are 60 to 100 different cannabinoids in any single cannabis strain.   Terpenes — These might […]

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5th Judicial District Attorney Bruce Brown states that legalization does not pose a threat to the public

June 5, 2017 — Attorney General Jeff Sessions signaled on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, that his Justice Department might take a tough line on federal enforcement of marijuana laws, claiming that violence was increasing because of the legalization of pot at the state level. "We're seeing real violence around […]

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Marijuana in the news

June 5, 2017 — COLORADO Colorado acts to shield medical pot use while awaiting trial Marijuana use won't be banned while people await trial in Colorado. That's according to a new law signed April 6, 2017. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a measure forbidding a court from saying that criminal […]

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Federal Marijuana Enforcement could wreak havoc on Colorado’s recreational marijuana industry — if it happens

June 5, 2017 — After two years of revenue boom, marijuana advocates fear that a federal crackdown on recreational marijuana would be catastrophic to Colorado's economy. With Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions being appointed as the U.S. attorney general, marijuana businesses are left uncertain about how he might approach federal […]

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Dooby Do’s and Don’ts: What you need to know about marijuana in Colorado

June 5, 2017 — Can I purchase recreational marijuana? Adults ages 21 and older with a valid government ID (driver's license or passport) may purchase, smoke and possess marijuana in Colorado. At most dispensaries, you must present your ID prior to entering. On a busy day, there might be […]

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Food, wine and marijuana: Changing the culinary, cannabis culture

June 5, 2017 — In the years since recreational marijuana legalization in Colorado, Philip Wolf, founder of Cultivating Spirits, has set his sights on the industry at large, hoping to spread his business of cannabis, food and wine tours outside of the Mile High State. Wolf's idea to blend […]

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Since legalization, a number of celebrities have spoken out in support of medical and recreational marijuana

June 5, 2017 — TOMMY CHONG "My belief is that all pot use is medical. You know, even the term 'recreation' is used by the military as a medical term. It's part of R&R, rest and relaxation. It's good for the mental health. That's what marijuana does for everybody, […]

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Breaking into the Bud Biz: Q&A with Adam Knapp, president and founder at Superior Cannabis Consultants

June 5, 2017 — Rocky Mountain Marijuana Magazine: How did you first get involved in the marijuana industry? Adam Knapp: In 2009, my brother and I started Good Meds located in Denver with a meager $10,000 investment, and today we operate in a state-of-the-art 60,000-square-foot grow facility with a […]

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Vail, Beaver Creek hotel concierge services are assisting guests with marijuana-related questions — from where to get it to where to smoke it

June 5, 2017 — From 70-year-olds inquiring about marijuana to housekeepers throwing the extras away after the guests leave, here are some questions you might be thinking to yourself when arriving to weed-friendly Colorado.  WHERE TO TOKE? Not at the hotel, that's for sure. Yes, marijuana is legal here […]

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Colorado cannabis: Exploring the mad science of marijuana

May 30, 2017 — Ask Max Montrose why a classic sativa strain like Sour Diesel really isn't a sativa, and the longtime cannabis advocate starts talking agriculture, genetics and poodles. "Dogs and cannabis are two things that our species has cultivated in a really serious way for tens of […]

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Marijuana not Midol: Cannabis-infused suppositories ease menstrual cramps

March 8, 2017 — Elana Halpern has struggled with severe menstrual cramps for as long as she can remember. Experimenting with different remedies, at one point she went on birth control to try to combat the debilitating pain, but didn't like side effects the drug came with. As a […]

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Rocky Mountain Marijuana: Spring 2016

September 16, 2016 — Welcome to the Spring 2016 edition of Rocky Mountain Marijuana Click here to read

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Marijuana artist uses relief painting for cannabis creations

August 15, 2016 — The novelty of marijuana isn't even close to wearing off yet, even here in Colorado. As more and more states continue to legalize the plant, whether for medical or recreation, the stigma is slowly being replaced by a greater understanding of its many uses. Alyssa […]

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Can I get fired for using medical marijuana off the job?

August 15, 2016 — Under Colorado law, an employer cannot terminate an employee for engaging in lawful activity off the premises of the employer and during nonworking hours. What are the implications of this law when a Colorado employer with a zero-tolerance drug-use policy is confronted with an employee […]

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Colorado marijuana statistics

August 15, 2016 — Marijuana statistics statewide as of March 1, 2016: 514 licensed medical marijuana centers 424 retail centers 754 medical cultivations 503 retail cultivations Cost of opening a marijuana business in Colorado: $1 million + Number of dispensaries in Summit County: 10 Number of different licenses related […]

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