Weed Between the Lines

Call me converted

Just about as soon as microdosing became trendy, I got skeptical. About a year ago I spent back-to-back weekends coast-to-coast, first in San Francisco...

Building a platform for national legalization

It is nothing new for Colorado-based cannabis businesses to secure licenses in other states with legal medical or recreational markets. In fact, it is...

From paraphernalia to high art

There has long existed a divide between high art and craft. Devoid of utility, art is free to speak on its own terms, as...

Sessions seeks to undo medical marijuana protections

In a letter to legislators made public this week, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions asked Congress to get rid of laws that have helped...

Cannabis rises to assuage the crimson wave in New York

There is no just description of uterine pain, no words that can adequately express its fury, although something like a star collapsing into a...

How the original war on drugs went down in Boulder

The uncertainty of the legal landscape of marijuana is dizzying. Especially lately, as the war-on-drugs rhetoric ramps up in Washington under the guidance of...

Law and order

On the afternoon of March 11, I was sitting in the waiting room of my neighborhood dispensary watching people go in and out, occasionally...

Dennis McKenna and his beef with religion

Dennis McKenna yawns. He’s at the end of his consciousness cycle, he says, and his body, nothing more than a system of intakes and...

A day in the life of Barrett Rogers

Barrett Rogers is a pretty normal guy. He lives with his wife in Big Elk Meadows, about 10 miles outside of Lyons. Every morning...

The frying pan and the egg

In 1996, my fifth grade class at Mesa Elementary and I earned our sheriff’s badge from Darren the D.A.R.E. lion. We walked across a...

Wedding bells

Weddings have a way of bringing me to a point of excruciatingly thorough reflection — thinking about the choices I’ve made and what they...

Finding perspective on the holy day of pot

The day this column hits the stands will be widely celebrated as the high holy day “4/20,” a holiday replete with fabled origin stories,...
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