A Denver-based law firm gave the University of Denver Sturm College of Law a $45,000 commitment for a three-year professorship for marijuana law and policy, the school announced Monday.
Lawyers and pot dealers have long intersected in criminal court, but as marijuana goes mainstream, attorneys have been working to keep sellers and growers legit.
Colorado already is being sued by two neighboring states for legalizing marijuana. Now, the state faces groundbreaking lawsuits from its own residents, who are asking a federal judge to order the new recreational industry to close.
Colorado already is being sued by two neighboring states for legalizing marijuana. Now, the state faces an additional federal lawsuit from its own citizens.
Across the country, college students from Colorado to Ohio are clamoring to sign up for law school classes focusing on marijuana.
Colorado’s Attorney General John Suthers promises to vigorously defend the state’s historic law legalizing marijuana after Nebraska and Oklahoma asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional.
Marijuana green meant greenbacks for one pot shop on Black Friday. Or, as they were dubbing it, Green Friday.
Colorado’s hearty embrace of a 25 percent marijuana tax this week could prove a turning point for legalization backers. They’ve long argued that weed should come out of the black market and contribute to tax coffers.
On Tuesday, voters decide whether to approve a 15 percent pot excise tax to pay for school construction, plus an extra sales tax of 10 percent to fund marijuana enforcement.
A 24-member task force appointed to set up marijuana rules meets Monday for the first time.