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NoCo knows how to celebrate 4/20 in more strains than 1

NoCo knows how to celebrate 4/20 in more strains than 1

Miles Buchan, Staff Reporter April 12, 2023

As one of the forerunners in cannabis legalization, one can expect Colorado to show up and show out with some amazing events for cannabis enthusiasts to attend. If you enjoy cannabis and community, then...

Doug Fine, a regenerative farmer and investigative comedy writer, speaks on the Main Stage in Bartolin Hall March 31. Fine introduced the start of day three with some of his experiences with agriculture within the hemp industry.

The Broadmoor hosts blazin’ 9th NoCo Hemp Expo

Taylor Paumen, Content Managing Editor April 5, 2023

At The Broadmoor hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the ninth NoCo Hemp Expo kicked off this last week, bringing companies from all areas of the cannabis industry together to spread expert knowledge...

(Graphic Illustration by Falyn Sebastian | The Collegian)

NoCo brings hemp knowledge, opportunities to the community

Taylor Paumen, Content Managing Editor March 23, 2023

On March 29-31 after about a two-hour drive down south to Colorado Springs, Colorado, you can attend the ninth annual NoCo Hemp Expo, also known as NoCo9, hosted at The Broadmoor hotel. The We Are...

Colorado decriminalized psychedelics — now what?

Colorado decriminalized psychedelics — now what?

Grayson Acri, Staff Reporter November 17, 2022

As of Nov. 9, the vote was called on Colorado Proposition 122, decriminalizing certain psychedelic compounds and legalizing eventual therapeutic use. With just 53% of the vote, the ballot initiative will...

5 states trying to legalize recreational cannabis Nov. 8

5 states trying to legalize recreational cannabis Nov. 8

Grayson Acri, Staff Reporter November 3, 2022
This November, five states — Arkansas, Maryland, Missouri, North Dakota and South Dakota — will vote on whether to allow recreational cannabis.
Green Dragon cannabis dispensary on College Avenue

Green Dragon opens new dispensary in former Elite Organics

Grayson Acri, Staff Reporter September 5, 2022

You may have noticed when driving up College Avenue that there’s a new sign on a familiar building: Green Dragon has purchased Elite Organics and Rock 'N' Robin’s record store to open a new, eventually...

New Mexico vs. Colorado: How are cannabis laws different?

Grayson Acri, Cannabis Reporter April 6, 2022

As the first Colorado-bordering state to legalize recreational cannabis sales, New Mexico began retail cannabis sales April 1. The Colorado cannabis legalization amendment, Amendment 64, was passed in...

(Graphic Illustration by Trin Bonner | The Collegian)

Killed bill: Proposed worker cannabis use protections shut down in committee

Elizabeth White, Cannabis Reporter April 4, 2022

The Colorado House Committee on Business Affairs & Labor voted unanimously last month to kill House Bill 22-1152, a bill that would have prohibited employers from firing employees for their recreational...

A photo illustration of someone smoking marijuana concentrate out of their dab rig.

Doctors frustrated with new medical cannabis regulations

Hayden Hawley, Cannabis Director February 17, 2022

The Colorado Board of Health convened for a regular meeting on Wednesday to certify changes to the state’s official policies on medical cannabis, among other agenda items. These changes were created...

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.
Front entrance of Green Dragon

Green Dragon spreads its wings in Larimer County

Hayden Hawley, Cannabis Director December 2, 2021
Green Dragon, a Denver-based company, has rapidly expanded across Colorado in the past several years, this being its 16th location in the state. The company also plans to open over 20 Florida dispensaries in the coming year.
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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