Medical Marijuana

2:48pm

Thu March 20, 2014

5:00am

Tue March 18, 2014
Marijuana

Fort Collins City Council To Vote On Allowing Retail Pot Shops

A medical marijuana display inside Organic Alternatives in Fort Collins. City Council will vote on whether to allow retail pot shops March 18.
Grace Hood KUNC

In places like Denver and Steamboat Springs, the debate over retail marijuana has long been settled. It’s a different story in Fort Collins. A final decision on whether to allow retail marijuana in city limits is expected soon.

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1:33am

Mon March 3, 2014
Shots - Health News

Evidence On Marijuana's Health Effects Is Hazy At Best

Originally published on Tue March 4, 2014 7:23 am

C. Nash smokes after possession of marijuana became legal in Washington state on Dec. 6, 2012.
Ted S. Warren AP

Colorado opened its first pot stores in January, and adults in Washington state will be able to walk into a store and buy marijuana this summer. But this legalization of recreational marijuana is taking place without much information on the possible health effects.

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2:50pm

Fri February 14, 2014
Business

Mixed Reaction To Govt. Marijuana Banking Guidelines

Grace Hood KUNC

Long considered a linchpin in normalizing the legal marijuana trade, the federal government has issued new guidelines clarifying how banks can provide services to marijuana-related businesses.

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2:14pm

Fri January 24, 2014
Business

Hesitant Banks Could Soon Open To Marijuana Industry

Financial instutitions have been reluctant to open accounts with marijuana businesses for fear of racketeering or money laundering charges. That could change soon.
Credit Luke Runyon / KUNC and Harvest Public Media

The “Cash Only” signs that are ubiquitous in Colorado’s marijuana businesses, medicinal or recreational, could soon be on the way out. Attorney General Eric Holder says the U.S. Department of Justice will soon issue guidelines meant to put skittish financial institutions at ease about dealing in the burgeoning marijuana industry.

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