Tag Archives: Marijuana

Cannabis in Colorado, water rights and federal law

Water really hasn’t been an issue as Colorado state officials and federal officials sort out conflicting laws governing marijuana, but still there are lingering questions.
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Colorado goes to pot

Colorado’s legalization of recreational cannabis has generally gone very well, but many questions linger. Continue reading

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Dope-sniffing dogs

Dogs will eat anything — including apples used for smoking cannabis. Cats, they’re a bit more picky. But what will happen to dope-sniffing dogs now once marijuana becomes legal.
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Our adventure in cannabis criminalization

When I think of the past, what I find most interesting—and disturbing—was the logic we used to prohibit marijuana decades ago. It was the stuff of do-gooders.
The letter from Alamosa in 1936 points not just to the pervasive racism of the time, but also to confusion about causality.According to the newspaper editor back then, you could blame marijuana for sexual assault and even murder. Continue reading

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