Saturday, December 14, 2019
As sure as champagne and eggnog, it’s time to ring out the old year and toke in the new. But before we say goodbye to 2013, let’s pause to remember the marijuana year that was. Laws changed across the globe....
Jan. 1 marks a new beginning for people around the world. But in Colorado, New Year’s Day is the start of something truly new. That’s the day when the first 42 legal, regulated recreational pot shops in the world will...
Marijuana keeps creating jobs in Colorado. Weeks after The Denver Post announced the appointment of a cannabis editor, the city has hired one of its own officials to serve as “marijuana czar". Denver Mayor Michael Hancock appointed Ashley Kilroy, former...
Marijuana advocates in Alaska say they have more than enough signatures to put legalization on the ballot there in 2014. Organizers told KTUU TV they’ve gathered nearly 45,000 signatures from qualified voters, 15,000 more than they needed. They want to...
It’s not ideal, and there’s no guarantee it will work at all, but federal authorities are close to issuing rules that could allow marijuana businesses to work with banks again. That could end the practice of pot cultivators and sellers...
Toke weed in public in Seattle and Johnny Law will find you. And he’ll make you pay $27. The Seattle City Council voted Dec. 16 to set the fine that will be levied against scofflaws who violate the city’s ordinance...
Legal pot in Colorado is only available to adults over the age of 21. Until December, everyone else was subject to the whim of criminal law and underage consumption charges. But that has changed in Denver, where the city council...
Washington State’s second-most populous county is trying to ban legal weed despite voters’ intent to allow it, but county officials may soon find themselves in a court battle over the matter. Marijuana supporters say they plan to sue Pierce County...
New York State, which is already struggling to enact marijuana reform, will get a new proposal this month. State Sen. Liz Krueger, a Democrat from Manhattan, plans to introduce a bill to legalize all recreational cannabis use in the state....
All that’s left is a signature. With that, the small, obscure country of Uruguay will become the first in recorded history to regulate the sale of legal marijuana for recreational use. The Uruguayan Senate voted Dec. 10 to pass a...

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