We have an important hearing coming up on Wednesday, April 6. Two marijuana bills will be heard by the House Finance Committee: SB-080 requiring grows to be locked and enclosed, and HB-1261 the Retail Marijuana Sunset bill. SB-080 would require… Read More ›
Celebrate my birthday by joining Cannabis Patients Alliance!
Today, December 21st, is my birthday! My big birthday wish, what I want most for my birthday, is for you to support the work I do by becoming an Ally of Cannabis Patients Alliance! When I started this journey back… Read More ›
Marijuana and the Ohio Oligopoly
I’ve seen a lot of press about Ohio’s marijuana initiative coming out of Responsible Ohio. Not only will this make Ohio the first state to go straight for full legalization, but one initiative sets up a monopoly on marijuana cultivation and… Read More ›
Candidates, cannabis and states’ rights
When it comes to cannabis, a lot of presidential candidates are swearing allegiance to states’ rights saying “it should be left up to the states.” That’s all well and good, but what that really tells me is that they they are… Read More ›
Marijuana and Parenting: Sending a Message
When dealing with policy, marijuana and otherwise, we often hear how “we need to send a message.” When legislators thought they needed to require marijuana shops to post signs warning pregnant women about the dangers — dare I say evils? —… Read More ›
The problem with uniform regulations between Medical and Retail edible marijuana products
Looks like the MED is wanting to create “uniform regulations between Medical and Retail edible products.” What does that mean? Judge for yourself. This is the framework they will be using for tomorrow’s working group on marking marijuana edibles: All… Read More ›
First meeting of the Marijuana Working Groups: Testing and Packaging and Labeling Oh My!
Today was the first meeting of this year’s marijuana rulemaking working groups for the Colorado DOR’s Marijuana Enforcement Division. Today’s topic: Testing, Packaging and Labeling. The group worked on the 700, 1000 and 1500 series of rules for both medical and… Read More ›
Working Groups Formed: Another Round of Marijuana Rule Changes Ahead
The Marijuana Enforcement Division of the Colorado Department of Revenue has announced five new rulemaking working groups. Testing/Packaging/Labeling Production Management, meets twice Licensing, and Permitted Economic Interests Licensed Premises, Enforcement and Compliance Requirements HB14-1361 (Equivalencies) and HB14-1366 (Identifiable Retail Edibles) Cannabis… Read More ›
Keep your grubby paws off my medicine!
The other day we stopped by one of our nearby medical marijuana centers. It’s changed hands several times over the last few years. The exterior must have several coats of various shades of green paint underneath. There wasn’t a huge… Read More ›
The Board of Health rejects PTSD despite desperate pleas from patients
Yesterday the Colorado Board of Health delivered a chilling message to patients across Colorado: You and your experiences don’t matter. After several previous attempts and hours of heart-wrenching testimony, a petition to add PTSD as a qualifying condition for medical… Read More ›