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Melissa Etheridge Chats about Music, Health, and Cannabis

Melissa Etheridge, with her signature raspy voice, is arguably one of the more successful and multifaceted rock ‘n rollers out there. She’s earned 15 Grammy Award nominations throughout her more than 25 year career, taking home two in 1993 and 1995, and earning an Academy Award in 2007 for her song “I Need to Wake Up” from the film “An ... Read More »

Legalization Victory in Washington DC

On Tuesday, the nation’s capital voted to legalize recreational marijuana when D.C. voters overwhelmingly approved Initiave 71, making it legal to possess up to two ounces of marijuana, grow up to six plants, and share (not sell) up to an ounce of marijuana to anyone 21 or older. But this landmark victory is just the beginning. The popular vote doesn’t ... Read More »

Oregon Votes Marijuana

The nationwide push for marijuana reform took another great leap on Tuesday when Oregon voters approved ballot Measure 91, legalizing the possession, sale, and recreational use of marijuana for adults 21 and over, making Oregon the third state in the nation to end the prohibition of cannabis. Under the measure, adults can grow up to four plants per household, have ... Read More »

Ballot Measure 2 Passes

It’s been a long time coming. After years of vigorous debate and steadfast campaigning, Alaskans finally get the green light on pot. On Tuesday, voters approved Ballot Measure 2, an initiative which legalizes recreational marijuana in the state of Alaska. With a 52-48 percent victory, Alaska joins Colorado, Washington, and Oregon as the newest of the western states to recognize ... Read More »

Pueblo Home Grow Restrictions

PUEBLO- On Thursday, the Pueblo Chieftain reported that the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission has set to draft an ordinance prohibiting the cultivation of marijuana inside of residential locations. The proposal arises in response to concerns that local home grows have the potential to cause health and safety issues for the city’s residents. In recent months the city has received ... Read More »

Colorado Pot Revenue Update August 2014

August was a stellar month for Colorado marijuana sales. Numbers soared as the State’s marijuana revenues made a hearty 10% leap from July’s record breaking profits. According to figures released Thursday by the Colorado Department of Revenue, recreational marijuana business sales cashed in at $33 million for the month of August, a substantial hike from $29.7 million in July and ... Read More »

Colorado’s Marijuana Moratorium Lifted

Major changes hit Colorado’s recreational marijuana industry as the nine month moratorium on new marijuana businesses has officially been lifted. Now, newbies who weren’t doing business before the voters approved recreational marijuana with the passage of A64 in 2012 are finally able to enter the market. Previously, the recreational marijuana market was exclusive only to those with existing medical marijuana ... Read More »

Denver Considers Exceptions for Extraction Ban

The Denver City Safety and Well-Being Committee postponed the proposed restrictions on hash oil production after receiving the heartfelt testimony of a concerned father who treats his daughter’s severe epilepsy with ethanol extracted cannabis oil. The initial proposal was brought to the table weeks ago when Denver officials set to ban the amateur use of butane or other gases in ... Read More »

Easy Curing Guide

Congratulations! You’ve taken the time to plant your seeds, nurture and care for your plants from veg to flower; now it’s finally time for harvest. But not so fast, you want to get the most out of all this work. Harvesting isn’t enough; neither is simply drying the buds out. To get the best product from your plants, you have ... Read More »

Denver Seeking to Ban Hash Oil Extraction

Denver City officials are looking to bar the home practice of solvent based hash oil extraction, a process which utilizes butane or another highly flammable compressed gas as a means to extract oil from cannabis. This measure was enacted in response to a string of recent home explosions which have resulted in several injuries and some fatalities statewide. Using the ... Read More »

Cannabis Honey Nut Granola

Cannabis Honey Nut Granola is the ultimate outdoor snack. Made with cannabis infused coconut oil, this trailblazing concoction is the perfect anytime treat. Easy to prepare and energizing to eat, cannabis honey nut granola keeps snackers high, happy and healthy, and serves as a supreme companion for any far-out adventure. INGREDIENTS: 3 cups old-fashioned oats 1 cup nuts (chopped) 1/3 ... Read More »

Lab Rat Campaign Snubbed by Boulder

Earlier this week, the Boulder Valley School District elected to opt out of the Colorado State Health Department’s “Don’t be a Lab Rat Campaign,” a statewide initiative designed to steer teens away from marijuana consumption. This madcap demonstration, featuring a 12-foot-long, 8-foot-high metal cage fixed with its own water bottle was meant to be a symbolic interpretation of the dangers ... Read More »