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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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Peptide could allow medical marijuana to relieve pain without side effects

Many people live with chronic pain, and in some cases, cannabis can provide relief. But the drug also can significantly impact memory and other cognitive functions. Now, researchers have developed a peptide that, in mice, allowed THC, the main component of Cannabis sativa, to fight pain without the side effects.

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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DA: Hyde Park man held without bail in connection with the killing of a man who went to buy pot from him

A Hyde Park man accused of murdering a man who tried to buy marijuana from him last year was ordered held without bail Monday. Emmanuel Maldonado, 21, was arraigned in Suffolk Superior Court on a charge of second-degree murder, three counts of armed assault with intent to murder and single counts of unlawful possession of […]

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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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Boston pot supermarket given green light, may open this week

One of the country’s biggest legal marijuana companies is ready to open a pot supermarket in downtown Boston — possibly as soon as later this week, the Herald has learned. Ascend is preparing a “soft opening” with a target date of Thursday for a 16,000-square-foot dispensary on Friend Street across from North Station and TD […]

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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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