Colorado Lawmakers Form Nation’s First Statewide Cannabis Caucus

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Colorado Lawmakers Form Nation’s First Statewide Cannabis Caucus | NORML

DENVER, CO — With Colorado lawmakers well into their fifth legislative session since the retail sale of adult-use marijuana was enacted, the need to coordinate the various policy discussions around the issue has never been greater. Since Colorado voters approved the law change in 2012, there have been ongoing debates surrounding various aspects of the […]

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Colorado DHS Announces Public Health Interventions Funded by Marijuana Tax Revenue

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Colorado DHS Announces Public Health Interventions Funded by Marijuana Tax Revenue | Drug Policy Alliance

DENVER, CO — The Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) this week announced 12 total awards to communities to support behavioral health and law enforcement partnerships in collaboration with CDHS’ Office of Behavioral Health. The awards will fund two distinct initiatives—Co-Responder Programs and Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD). Eight communities will implement Co-Responder Programs designed to divert […]

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Teen Marijuana Use Drops in Colorado, Now Lower Than Before Legalization

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Teen Marijuana Use Drops in Colorado, Now Lower Than Before Legalization | Marijuana Policy Project

DENVER, CO — The federal government published survey data Monday that shows the rate of current marijuana use among Colorado teens decreased significantly last year and is now lower than it was prior to the state’s legalization of marijuana for adult use. The rate of past-month marijuana use by individuals ages 12-17 dropped nearly 20% […]

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Colorado Has Earned Over $500 Million in Marijuana Revenue Since Legalization

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Colorado Has Earned Over $ 500 Million in Marijuana Revenue Since Legalization | TJ Baker

DENVER, CO — Since legal, regulated marijuana sales to adults began in 2014, Colorado has received more than half a billion dollars in marijuana-related revenue, including taxes and fees, according to an analysis of state data released Wednesday by Denver-based VS Strategies. Since 2014, Colorado has imposed a 15% excise tax on wholesale transfers of marijuana […]

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Colorado Lawmakers Pass Bill to Allow Medical Marijuana for PTSD

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Colorado Lawmakers Pass Bill to Allow Medical Marijuana for PTSD | TJ Baker

DENVER, CO — Lawmakers in the Colorado legislature have passed a measure to add post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, to the list of conditions that qualify for medical marijuana in the state. The measure, Senate Bill 17, will now be sent to the desk of Gov. John Hickenlooper for final approval.  It was approved Previous […]

Colorado Lawmakers Pass Bill to Allow Medical Marijuana for PTSD | The Daily Chronic

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Colorado: Marijuana Sales Surpass $1 Billion in 2016

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Colorado: Marijuana Sales Surpass $ 1 Billion in 2016 | NORML

DENVER, CO — Retail sales of marijuana in Colorado totaled well over $ 1 billion in the first ten months of 2016 and are estimated to reach $ 1.3 billion by year’s end, according to data provided by the state’s Department of Revenue. The sales totals are an increase over last year, when retailers sold $ 996,184,788 in marijuana-related […]

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AZ: Colorado Officials Ask ’No on 205’ to Pull Ads with False Marijuana Tax Claims

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AZ: Colorado Officials Ask ’No on 205’ to Pull Ads with False Marijuana Tax Claims | Barrett Marson

PHOENIX, AZ — Colorado state officials are asking opponents of Prop. 205 to stop airing ads that “convey inaccurate and misleading statements about Colorado’s experience with regulating and taxing marijuana for adult use.” In a Monday morning email to Seth Leibsohn and Sheila Polk, the leaders of Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy, Colorado Sen. Pat […]

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Colorado Will Use Marijuana Taxes to Fund Bully Prevention Grants

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Colorado Will Use Marijuana Taxes to Fund Bully Prevention Grants | Scott Gacek

Opponents to marijuana legalization often tout the archaic question, “what about the children?”, despite numerous studies that have shown that marijuana reform generally reduces teen use. Well, Colorado has the answer.  Ever since the state began taxing retail cannabis sales, schools in the state have benefited, with $ 40 million already being used to fund new […]

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How To Get A Colorado Medical Marijuana Card

In order to get a Colorado Medical Marijuana Card you must have a qualifying condition. Under Colorado law some qualifying conditions include but are not limited to:

AIDS/HIV

Arthritis

Asthma

Cachexia

Cancer

Crohn’s Disease

Chronic Muscle Spasms

Chronic Nausea

Chronic Pain

Degenerative Disk Disease

Epilepsy

Fibromyalgia

Glaucoma

GERD

Hepatitis C

IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

Migraines

Multiple Sclerosis

Parkinson’s Disease

Seizures

We can help you to complete all necessary paperwork and provide you with caregiver services quickly and easily. In order to get started you should schedule and appointment with us. You must bring the following information to your appointment:

Recent chart notes from your own doctor, with documented diagnosis*

Valid Colorado driver license or ID card

You have two options when scheduling an appointment. You can fill out our online scheduling form or you can call us directly at; 719-555-1212. If you call to schedule an appointment, please leave your telephone number with area code. Please speak slowly, clearly and spell your last name. One of our representatives will call you back as soon as possible, generally within a couple days.

After our doctor has seen you and evaluated your records, he/she will determine your need for a Colorado Medical Marijuana Card. If you qualify, he/she will sign your permit and provide you with instructions on how to register the paperwork with the Colorado Medical Marijuana Registry (CMMR).

*Our doctors are authorized to see patients solely to determine their qualifications for receiving medical cannabis. They cannot and will not act in any other capacity. They cannot act as your primary physician.

We require all patients to have at least one other current physician. You must be able to provide current medical records from your current physician that documents the existing condition(s) for which medical marijuana can be authorized under Colorado State Law. You must obtain these records yourself and bring them into our office. You can also authorize your medical records be faxed or mailed to our office as well.

It is important to not that our doctor’s only need the chart notes from 2 or 3 visits to your current physician that pertain to your qualifying condition(s). We DO NOT need your entire medical record. When obtaining your current medical records please ensure that they include any relevant x-ray or MRI reports (not actual film), and also YOUR name and phone number.

Please deliver relevant medical records to our main office:

1402 W. Colorado

Colorado Springs, Colorado 80904

A Colorado Medical Marijuana Card can be obtained. Visit our Colorado Medical Marijuana Dispensary for more information.

Methadone inventor addresses Colorado cannabis growers

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Methadone inventor addresses Colorado cannabis growers
The doctor who invented the liquid form of methadone now used to treat heroin addicts was in Colorado Wednesday to talk about new cannabis research. Stephen Goldner tells News 5 the community should embrace any efforts to end heroin addiction.
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Medicinal cannabis campaigner Heather Gladman, 58, to plead guilty to drug charges
A Gippsland grandmother and long-time campaigner for medicinal cannabis says she will plead guilty to drug charges because she wants to take a stand on the issue. Heather Marie Gladman, 58, was charged with growing and possessing the drug of …
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