$2.7 Million Awarded for Medical Marijuana Research in Colorado

The state has awarded $2.7 million for research into how medical marijuana could replace opioids to ease chronic spinal pain — and how it might treat irritability in children and adolescents with autism.

The research will be conducted at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, the state Department of Public Health and Environment announced this week. Continue reading “$2.7 Million Awarded for Medical Marijuana Research in Colorado”

Colorado marijuana bus tours view themselves as industry ambassadors

“Welcome to the party bus.”

That’s what tour guide Alyse Morgan told 20-plus tourists who were riding in a marijuana bus tour on a hot May Friday. It was a rare chance for them to consume a plant that’s likely illegal in their home states. Continue reading “Colorado marijuana bus tours view themselves as industry ambassadors”

Marijuana sales fund $9.2 million in school pot prevention, health care programs

School nurse Rhonda Valdez is on the front lines of student health at Wheat Ridge High School, treating myriad concerns — flu outbreaks, diabetes, severe allergies, body image issues, football-related concussions. Continue reading “Marijuana sales fund $9.2 million in school pot prevention, health care programs”