Medical Marijuana

10:20am

Tue February 21, 2012
Health

Doctors And Teens At Opposite Ends On Marijuana

Dr. Christian Thurstone, right, an adolescent psychiatrist, gives instruction to a patient, who requested not to be identified, about a prescription at Denver Health’s STEP Program office on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012 in Denver.
Joe Mahoney I-News Network

He’s 16 but his baby face makes him look a little older than 10, his age when he first tried marijuana.

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9:24am

Tue February 14, 2012
Health

Count Down to Medical Marijuana Dispensary Ban in Fort Collins

For most Fort Collins medical marijuana dispensaries, Feb. 14 is moving day.
Grace Hood

Owners of Medical Marijuana dispensaries in Fort Collins are counting down the hours until they have to shutter their operations. Voters approved a ban on the shops last November.

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5:13am

Tue February 14, 2012
Education

EdNews: Impact of Medical Marijuana Bans

Source: Colorado Department of Education Courtesy of Education News Colorado

Do medical marijuana dispensary bans result in declining drug violations in Colorado public schools?

It may be too early for definitive evidence but the answer for two communities, at least, seems to be no.

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3:04pm

Mon February 13, 2012
Health

A Tale of Two Medical Marijuana Cities

This collage shows a group from the more than a dozen medical marijuana dispensaries along West Colorado Avenue in Colorado Springs on Jan. 27, 2012.
JOE MAHONEY THE I-NEWS NETWORK

Sometime on Saturday, Steve Ackerman sold his last joint. 

His Organic Alternatives, a medical marijuana dispensary in Fort Collins, is one of 23 in this laid-back university town forced to close by Tuesday after residents voted to ban dispensaries.

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5:00am

Mon February 13, 2012
Health

Fort Collins Dispensaries Count Down to Feb. 14 Ban

A sign at Infinite Wellness Center in Fort Collins announces its closing date to customers.
Grace Hood

Medical marijuana dispensaries in Fort Collins are making last-minute sales in advance of a ban that’s set to take place tomorrow night at 7 p.m. An attempt by business owners to temporarily halt the voter-approved law from going into effect failed in court last week.

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