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Cannabis

Ripple Sleep QuickGummies

Ripple Sleep QuickGummies live up to the name, not much else

Hayden Hawley, Cannabis Director January 19, 2022

Ripple, a Denver-based producer of edible cannabis products, unveiled their Sleep QuickGummies this month, a THC and cannabinol-infused product meant to help people get a good night’s rest. It’s now...

Photo illustration of a Mouth Peace filter

A holiday gift guide for your stoner friends

Lindsay Barker, Cannabis Reporter December 8, 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,...

Front entrance of Green Dragon

Green Dragon spreads its wings in Larimer County

Hayden Hawley, Cannabis Director December 1, 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.
(Graphic Illustration by Falyn Sebastian | The Collegian)

Can you smoke weed and work for the City? Yes and no

Lindsay Barker, Cannabis Reporter December 1, 2021
About two years ago, the City of Fort Collins changed its policy from testing every City employee to only testing those in safety-sensitive positions.
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 10, 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 10, 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...

Lab equipment sits on a shelf in the new Cannabinoid Research Center in the Colorado State University Yates Chemistry building Oct. 19. The lab was a 1.5-million-dollar gift from CSU alumna Leslie Buttorff, Chief Executive Officer of Panacea Life Sciences. Buttorff stated, “If you look at the one thing about cannabis it needs a lot more research. And this lab is perfect for that.” (Garrett Mogel | The Collegian)

CSU celebra la gran apertura del laboratorio de investigación de cannabinoides

Hayden Hawley November 3, 2021

Nota del editor: Puedes leer la versión en ingles de este artículo aquí. Traddución de Florentino Aguilera ¿Qué es el cannabis? En serio, ¿qué es? A pesar de la cantidad de tiempo...

(Graphic Illustration by Falyn Sebastian | The Collegian)

Colorado voters reject cannabis tax hike

Hayden Hawley November 3, 2021

Colorado voters have likely struck down ballot measure Proposition 119 that would have raised taxes on retail cannabis by 5% over the next two years. Supporters of the measure, despite sinking a reported...

Marijuana bud of Indica strain Black Fire Chem, with a THC of 18.23 Oct 31. (Photo illustration by Grayson Reed | The Collegian)

Strain Review: Elite Organics’ Black Fire Chem

Hayden Hawley November 2, 2021

Bud of indica strain Black Fire Chem cannabis with an 18.23% THC level Oct 31. (Photo illustration by Grayson Reed | The Collegian) Black Fire Chem is an indica-dominant cannabis flower sold at Elite...

Photo Illustration by Lindsey Barker | The Collegian

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....

Lab equipment sits on a shelf in the new Cannabinoid Research Center in the Colorado State University Yates Chemistry building Oct. 19. The lab was a 1.5-million-dollar gift from CSU alumna Leslie Buttorff, Chief Executive Officer of Panacea Life Sciences. Buttorff stated, “If you look at the one thing about cannabis it needs a lot more research. And this lab is perfect for that.” (Garrett Mogel | The Collegian)

CSU celebrates grand opening of cannabinoid research lab

Hayden Hawley October 20, 2021

Editor's Note: Read the Spanish version of this article here. What is cannabis? Seriously, what is it? Despite the amount of time humanity has been using the plant, we know surprisingly little...

(Graphic Illustration by Falyn Sebastian | The Collegian)

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...

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