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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

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Barker: Cannabis can benefit mental health, should not be stigmatized

Lindsay Barker, Cannabis Reporter March 2, 2022
I have a hyperactive, anxiety-prone brain and a mood disorder, and consuming cannabis makes these things more tolerable. It helps me organize my thoughts and actually focus on the task at hand. 
A billboard stands advertising Flower Power Botanicals Feb. 6.

Dispensaries work around strict advertising regulations

Lindsay Barker, Cannabis Reporter February 8, 2022
Cannabis companies are extremely limited in what language and images they can use in advertising. In order to continue attracting customers, businesses have to devise creative alternative marketing strategies to skirt these laws.
A photo illustration of the new pamphlet handed out when purchasing marijuana concentrate

Getting pamphlets with concentrate purchases? Here’s why

Lindsay Barker, Cannabis Reporter January 26, 2022
Colorado dispensaries began handing out four-page paper pamphlets on Jan. 1 as the result of a law aimed at regulating cannabis concentrates and reducing teen accessibility to the product.
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A holiday gift guide for your stoner friends

Lindsay Barker, Cannabis Reporter December 9, 2021

Don’t know what to get your weed-loving pal for the holidays? This gift guide has some fun suggestions for the stoner in your life. Selfies pre-rolls Whether for a seasoned stoner or a casual smoker,...

Harper Goff house Nov 14. (Cambria Gifford | The Collegian)

The legacy of Harper Goff in Fort Collins

Lindsay Barker November 15, 2021

Fort Collins is a charming town full of historical, architecturally detailed buildings that eventually became an inspiration for Disneyland’s Main Street, USA and every Disney Park Main Street after...

Skye Norton works in the Kind Creations glass blowing shop Nov. 9. Norton moved to Colorado and has been blowing glass for the past 20 years. (Milo Gladstein | The Collegian)

Glassblowers in Fort Collins bring art to the cannabis industry

Lindsay Barker November 11, 2021

Editor's Note: Read the Spanish version of this article here. Glassblowers are essential to the cannabis industry. Without their carefully crafted art, smoking cannabis would just be dull. Glassblowing...

Skye Norton works in the Kind Creations glass blowing shop Nov. 9. Norton moved to Colorado and has been blowing glass for the past 20 years. (Milo Gladstein | The Collegian)

Los sopladores de vidrio de Fort Collins aportan arte a la industria del cannabis

Lindsay Barker November 11, 2021

Nota del editor: Puedes leer la versión en ingles de este artículo aquí. Traducción de Sarahy Quintana Los sopladores de vidrio son esenciales para la industria del cannabis. Sin su arte...

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Cannabis-infused Halloween cookies for a spooky night in

Lindsay Barker October 27, 2021

Pair these cannabis-infused cookies with your favorite Halloween movie for a night of stoned spooky enjoyment. Homemade edibles can be made a few different ways using flower, concentrate or tincture....

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Flower Power offers new way for dispensaries to accept payment

Lindsay Barker October 20, 2021

Flower Power Botanicals is the first dispensary in the Fort Collins area to accept cryptocurrency as payment, an alternative to the usual cash or debit card transactions. Cory Mitchell, Flower Power...

Mer J cruza la arquitectura y la industria del cannabis

Mer J cruza la arquitectura y la industria del cannabis

Lindsay Barker October 19, 2021

Nota del editor: Puedes leer la versión en ingles de este artículo aquí. Traducción de Florentino Aguilar La industria del cannabis ha creado un nuevo mercado para los arquitectos y los...

MerJ intersects architecture and the cannabis industry

MerJ intersects architecture and the cannabis industry

Lindsay Barker October 7, 2021

Editor's Note: Read the Spanish version of this article here. The cannabis industry has created a new market for architects and designers. The opportunity to design dispensaries, cultivation facilities...

Pictured are two pieces of the marijuana strain Mai Tai, which tests at 25% THC. Photo taken on Sept. 27th. (Ellie Shannon | The Collegian)

Strain review: Organic Alternatives’ Mai Tai

Lindsay Barker September 29, 2021

When you think of a Mai Tai, you probably think of the tropical cocktail. Well, this review is not about that, so drinkers, move on, and stoners, take a seat. Mai Tai is an indica-hybrid cannabis...

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