Legal Marijuana Sales Have Not Increased Youth Access or Use in Colorado

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Legal Marijuana Sales Have Not Increased Youth Access or Use in Colorado | NORML

AURORA, CO — The establishment of retail cannabis sales for adults is not associated with either increased marijuana access or use by young people, according to data published online in the journal Prevention Science. A team of investigators with the University of Colorado, School of Public Health assessed marijuana use trends among a representative sample of Colorado high-school students […]

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Colorado Youth Marijuana Use Unchanged Post-Legalization, State Survey Data Says

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Colorado Youth Marijuana Use Unchanged Post-Legalization, State Survey Data Says | NORML

DENVER, CO — Marijuana use by young people remains largely unchanged since the enactment of a voter-initiated law legalizing the plant’s possession and retail sale to adults, according to data released by the Department of Public Health and Environment. State survey data finds that the percentage of teens acknowledging using cannabis in 2017 was 19 percent, down one […]

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Teen Marijuana Use in Colorado Still Has Not Increased Since Legalization: Report

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Teen Marijuana Use in Colorado Still Has Not Increased Since Legalization: Report | Marijuana Policy Project

DENVER — A new federal report shows rates of teen marijuana use in Colorado have still not increased since voters decided to end marijuana prohibition in 2012 and start regulating it similarly to alcohol for adult use. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) found 19.6 percent […]

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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 […]

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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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