Cannabis Corner

Opioids: Where’s the outrage? (Glad you asked)

So where’s the outrage? The Trump administration is trying to gin up the drug war again, only this time the focus is on “opioids.” Opiods is...

Hemp for victory (but not in Boulder County)

Artie Elmquist, a Weld County farmer with Boulder County ties, thinks he has the answer for corn growers who are getting hammered by plunging...

General Kelly’s Washington gaffe

In 1985, the late marijuana legalization activist Jack Herer wrote a book — or perhaps more accurately compiled a book; it was in the...

Start-up nation is also stoner nation

What country has the highest per-capita number of marijuana users? According to a recent story in U.S. News & World Report, that honor belongs to...

Is America’s team going green?

Jerry Jones, the owner of the Dallas Cowboys, may have just stumbled on a way to make the Cowboys America’s Team again. And it involves...

Would John Calhoun approve of states legalizing pot?

John C. Calhoun is a slave-owning dead white guy whose big idea is suddenly all the rage again — and in no small part...

Jeff Sessions and marijuana: Slouching toward reality

Well I guess you could say this is progress of a sort. In remarks prepared for delivery at a meeting of federal, state and local...

The times, they are a-changin’ — U.S. Air Force edition

Here’s a story that didn’t get a lot of attention when it broke in January but should have: The United States Air Force has...

Finally: Legalization stirrings in Congress

Representative Dana Rohrabacher’s (R-Cal.) bill to keep the federal government from enforcing the anti-marijuana provisions of the Controlled Substances Act in states that have...

The best part of Trump’s remarks on drugs…

The most important thing about marijuana in Trump’s speech to a joint session of Congress last Tuesday was what was left unsaid. Starting with the...

Is the Drug Czar headed for the guillotine?

Let’s hope this isn’t an example of fake news in The New York Times. Last Friday (Feb. 17) the Times reported that it had “obtained”...

The Rohrabacher Bill: A congressional compromise on pot?

California Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher introduced a bill last week that could get a lot of his fellow Republicans, including the president, off the...
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