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Brandon Coats outside court on Tuesday (credit: Rick Sallinger)

Quadriplegic Man’s Pot Firing Case Heard By State Supreme Court

The Colorado Supreme Court is considering a marijuana-related firing case that could have big implications for the state’s pot smokers.

09/30/2014

Landon Riddle "vaping" (credit: CBS)

Springs Woman Claims Marijuana Cured Her Son’s Cancer

More than 200 children under the age of 10 now have medical marijuana cards in Colorado, and a woman in Colorado Springs now goes so far to say marijuana has cured her 4-year-old son’s cancer.

09/24/2014

The Operation Grow4Vets event on Saturday (credit: CBS)

Hundreds Of Vets Receive Pot Free Of Charge At Special Event

Hundreds of military veterans received marijuana free of charge on Saturday. The unusual event included free medical marijuana and edibles.

09/20/2014

A shack exploding during the demonstration  (credit: CBS)

Firefighters Demonstrate Extreme Danger Of Making Hash Oil

There have been more than two dozen hash oil explosions in Colorado this year, and just as many injuries. So firefighters wanted everyone to actually see how dangerous the hash oil trend can be.

09/03/2014

An image from a police checkpoint in 2013 (credit: CBS)

Marijuana’s Hazy Contribution To Highway Deaths

As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry there will be more drivers high on pot and a big increase in traffic deaths.

09/02/2014

Kristine Kirk, left, and Richard Kirk, right (credit: CBS)

Judge: Husband Will Stand Trial In Shooting Death Of Wife

A judge has ruled there is enough evidence for a man accused of killing his wife in Denver’s Observatory Park neighborhood to stand trial. The preliminary hearing for Richard Kirk was Friday afternoon.

08/22/2014

Vivian Wilson with her dad, Brian (credit: CBS)

Medical Marijuana Patients Squeezed Out Of Product Safety Testing

New rules for Colorado’s recreational marijuana industry are prohibiting state-licensed labs from testing medical marijuana patients’ products, including pot, edibles and infusions.

08/14/2014

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Colorado Tightening Edible Pot Rules

Alarmed by booming sales of highly potent edible marijuana products, Colorado regulators have drafted an emergency rule making it easier for new users to tell how much pot they’re eating.

07/31/2014

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Pot Industry Recommends Less THC In Edibles Than State Did

There’s a new campaign to try to prevent overdosing on marijuana edibles.

07/23/2014

CBS4's Lauren DiSpirito talks with farmer Kirk Eppelsheimer about hemp farming (credit: CBS)

Uncertainty Dominates New Hemp Market

Marijuana’s square cousin, industrial hemp, has come out of the black market and is now legal for farmers to cultivate, opening up a new lucrative market. That was the idea, anyway.

06/07/2014

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