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National Survey On Drug Use And Health In 2014 Finds Marijuana Use Continuing To Rise

National Survey On Drug Use And Health In 2014 Finds Marijuana Use Continuing To Rise

          This was driven particularly by the increase in adult marijuana use, the survey suggests. The survey also found that the number of young perceiving great harm in smoking marijuana at least once a week also fell significantly. Only a quarter of 16 and 17 year olds find smoking marijuana at least once a week to […]

September 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
I Went To A Colorado Marijuana Dispensary & It Felt Just Like Visiting A Wine Store

I Went To A Colorado Marijuana Dispensary & It Felt Just Like Visiting A Wine Store

We decided to visit the Alpine Wellness dispensary , possibly for its scenic and spa-like name. It was up a flight of stairs inside one of those little shopping plazas, and in fact shared its space with a masseuse. From the outside it was barely distinguishable from a day spa or doctor’s office. A bearded man in a bright yellow […]

July 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Marijuana-Opioids Combo Not Risky Or Dangerous, Research Says

Marijuana-Opioids Combo Not Risky Or Dangerous, Research Says

A new study in the May issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, a peer-review scientific journal focusing on substance-related issues, found that using medical marijuana along with prescribed opioids does not increase the likelihood of a patient abusing alcohol or other drugs. Researchers examined the data from 273 patients already receiving medical marijuana at a clinic in Michigan. To […]

May 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
The Potential Risk In Taking Marijuana And/Or Alcohol

The Potential Risk In Taking Marijuana And/Or Alcohol

This has left it up to researchers and drug experts to evaluate which drugs are truly the most dangerous. A 2010 study published in The Lancet, led by drug expert David Nutt, evaluated the use of 20 drugs in the UK, putting alcohol at the top of its harms rankings and hallucinogens at the bottom. Here at Vox, I’ve pointed […]

March 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
THC Level Limitation Worries Maine Marijuana Growers

THC Level Limitation Worries Maine Marijuana Growers

Hillary Lister, Medical Marijuana Caregivers of Maine’s director, gave a rundown of the bills to members of the growers group and medical marijuana patients on Monday at a networking session held at Captain Nick’s restaurant.  “Some are good and some are not so good,” Roxanne Munksgaard, a downtown gallery owner and patient who also is a member of the Medical […]

January 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Percentage Of Teenagers Using Marijuana Decreases As More States Make Pot Legal

Percentage Of Teenagers Using Marijuana Decreases As More States Make Pot Legal

Teen alcohol and drug use — including marijuana use — was down across the board in 2014. That’s the big take-home from the 2014 Monitoring the Future study by the University of Michigan and the National Institutes on Drug Abuse, which was released Tuesday morning. The MTF is an annual survey of 40,000 8th-graders, 10th-graders and 12th-graders. It’s notable both for […]

December 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Feature Article
The Downside Of Legal Marijuana

The Downside Of Legal Marijuana

With the legalization of marijuana by District voters this month, the fun begins for some, and pitfalls begin for others. As the kinks are worked out before the distribution and sales arrangements are unveiled, we can look at what we have gotten ourselves into. The legalization of pot takes marijuana out of the shadows, removing it from the black-market economy […]

December 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Pitkin County Reefer Shops Doubt Restriction On Sales

Pitkin County Reefer Shops Doubt Restriction On Sales

It’s not explicit, Ely said. In the course of the licensing of the facility there would a requirement that there’s a separation. The degree of the separation is not specifically described so that the licensing authority, which is the Clerks Office and the BOCC, can determine whats appropriate on a site-by-site basis. Patrick said he heard what the commissioners said […]

October 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Sales Restrictions Were Questioned By Pitkin County Pot Shops

Sales Restrictions Were Questioned By Pitkin County Pot Shops

In the course of the licensing of the facility there would a requirement that there’s a separation. The degree of the separation is not specifically described so that the licensing authority, which is the Clerks Office and the BOCC, can determine whats appropriate on a site-by-site basis. Patrick said he heard what the commissioners said about keeping minors away from […]

October 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Marijuana Shops In Pitkin County Question Restrictions In Pot Sales

Marijuana Shops In Pitkin County Question Restrictions In Pot Sales

It’s not explicit, Ely said. In the course of the licensing of the facility there would a requirement that there’s a separation. The degree of the separation is not specifically described so that the licensing authority, which is the Clerks Office and the BOCC, can determine whats appropriate on a site-by-site basis. Patrick said he heard what the commissioners said […]

July 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Feature Article