By Erica Meltzer, Camera Staff Writer
A Denver-based marijuana entrepreneur wants to start a specialized farmers market for pot in Boulder, but the proposal could face significant legal and political hurdles.
Justin Hartfield, CEO of weedmaps.com and managing partner of Ghost Group, a marijuana venture capital group, sees the potential for a new venture offering vendors better access to consumers and consumers a higher level of choice.
He said the…
by Allen St. Pierre, NORML Executive Director
The so-called Partnership for a Drug-Free [sic] America (PDFA) has been a prolific, yet impotent, anti-marijuana propaganda machine since its inception in the mid 1980′s under President Ronald ‘Just Say No’ Reagan. No other quasi governmental or private entity spent more money or had greater access to mainstream media to try to perpetuate the federal government’s failed cannabis prohibition. Only the now unpopular and underfunded DARE program rivaled PDFA in it’s high visibility efforts to maintain support among the American populace for cannabis prohibition–but was equally feckless–wasting billions in taxpayer […]
by Philip Snow
In November of 2012, 55% of Coloradans voted in favor of Amendment 64, making the personal use, possession, and limited home-growing of marijuana legal for adults 21 years of age and older under state law. Additionally, Amendment 64 creates a state-wide system of regulated retail marijuana establishments that can grow, sell, produce, and test marijuana and marijuana products. Under this system, local governments have wide discretion in determining […]