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Colorado’s new marijuana regulation bill is out. Here’s what’s in it.

Colorado lawmakers aren’t going to try THC potency caps this year, but do want to put limits on how much concentrate can be purchased in a day

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Denver to issue new cannabis business licenses but not in some neighborhoods

Denver begins accepting new applications for cannabis business licenses next month — but not for certain neighborhoods.

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New Colorado law expands access to medical cannabis in schools

Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday signed a new law expanding access to and use of cannabis-based medicine in schools, a step he called overdue.

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Social equity in marijuana industry still largely pipe dream

Terrence Hewing was working for a package delivery company in 2007 when police approached his cargo van in suburban Denver. He was early for a pick up, and someone out for a walk called authorities after seeing him napping in the driver’s seat.

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Colorado reckons with high-potency marijuana and its impact on children

Growing evidence shows high-potency THC products are more likely to bring on or worsen mental health issues in young people, and some Colorado mothers want the legislature to make changes.

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Kafer: Stop with the glorification of marijuana — young Coloradans are listening

“Do you know what today is?” a 13 year old blurted out during science class. “It’s 4/20 and you know what that means.” Several boys nodded and chuckled. “Yeah, THC is cool,” said another student.  When I suggested otherwise, a student remarked, “It’s better than drinking.” Glad to hear they’ve internalized the industry’s marketing material, because that’s exactly what these unmotivated, academically challenged 8th graders need–marijuana. So kudos to the state government for amplifying the ‘THC is cool’ message this week.

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AAA study: Drivers who use both marijuana and alcohol are the riskiest on the road

The marijuana holiday 4/20 has come and gone, but the fact remains that people who use alcohol and pot are the riskiest drivers, even if the drivers consume the two separately.

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System crash snarls dispensary sales on 4/20, the biggest marijuana holiday of the year

A point-of-sale system powering Colorado dispensaries went down Tuesday on the biggest marijuana holiday of the year.

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Should states set marijuana policy by its potency? Some say yes

As marijuana legalization spreads across U.S. states, so does a debate over whether to set pot policy by potency.

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U.S. House again passes Colorado congressman’s marijuana banking bill

The SAFE Banking Act has been introduced every Congress since 2013 by Rep. Ed Perlmutter. On Monday, the House passed the bill that would allow credit unions and banks to work with cannabis companies, but the Senate will be the true test.

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