Mason Tvert

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Annual Marijuana Report: Jobs Boost, Medical Outnumbers Retail

The first annual report on marijuana has been released by the State of Colorado.

02/27/2015

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Colorado’s Marijuana Business Growing Less Than They Could

A new state report shows Colorado’s marijuana industry is producing a lot less than it could.

02/27/2015

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Colorado AG: Home Hash Oil Production Is Illegal

Colorado’s top law enforcement official says manufacturing high-potency marijuana oil is not legal under the state’s first-in-the-nation recreational marijuana law.

12/30/2014

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Colorado Marks 2 Years Of Legal Marijuana

Colorado marked its second anniversary Wednesday of allowing recreational marijuana for adults over 21.

12/10/2014

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New Pot Shops On The Block Not Always So Popular

The booming new marijuana industry has an image problem. Not with government officials and the public — but with other businesses.

11/11/2014

A young man smoking marijuana right inside the rat cage at the Denver Skatepark (credit: CBS)

Marijuana Industry In Colorado Battling Stoner Stereotypes

Tired of Cheech & Chong pot jokes and ominous anti-drug campaigns, the marijuana industry and activists are starting an ad blitz in Colorado aimed at promoting moderation and the safe consumption of pot.

09/17/2014

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Pot Shop ATMs At Center Of Welfare Cash Withdrawal Legislation

Many retail pot shops have ATMs located inside for convenience of customers who need cash but don’t want to leave the store to get it. Congress is working on a bill that would prevent welfare recipients from withdrawing cash and spending it at marijuana dispensaries.

09/17/2014

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Human-Sized Rat Cages Target Teen Marijuana Use

An anti-pot campaign in Denver employs nine-foot-tall human-sized rat cages with a simple message: With so much still unknown about pot’s effects on kids’ brains, why be a lab rat?

08/11/2014

A dispensary owner counts down to his grand opening in Washington on Tuesday morning (credit: CBS)

Washington Handling Legal Pot Differently Than Colorado

Washington state has joined Colorado in legalizing recreational marijuana, and as expected, lines were long when the first shops opened for business in Washington on Tuesday.

07/08/2014

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock in Amsterdam (credit: Denver Mayor's Office)

Denver Mayor Visits Amsterdam To Discuss Marijuana Policies

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock was in Amsterdam Friday night with the city’s leaders wanting his input as they consider implementing marijuana policies similar to Denver’s.

04/11/2014

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