Toke of the Town

  • Andrew Freedman Leaving Post as Colorado’s Director of Marijuana Coordination

    Andrew Freedman Leaving Post as Colorado’s Director of Marijuana Coordination

    Andrew Freedman is moving on from his position as Colorado’s Director of Marijuana Coordination, Governor John Hickenlooper announced on January 5. Freedman will still be involved with the...

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  • LivWell Cares Distributes 8,000 Ounces to Medical Patients Over the Holidays

    LivWell Cares Distributes 8,000 Ounces to Medical Patients Over the Holidays

    In the last two weeks of 2016, LivWell Cares, the philanthropic arm of LivWell Enlightened Health, gave nearly $800,000 worth of cannabidiol (CBD) to members of American Medical Refugees and the...

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  • Nevada Website Snafu Exposes Information of Thousands of Dispensary Applicants

    Nevada Website Snafu Exposes Information of Thousands of Dispensary Applicants

    Four more states legalized recreational marijuana in November, but implementing those new programs may not go smoothly. Nevada is one of those states: Medical marijuana has been legal there since...

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  • Onward Cannabis Soldiers: Texas Vets Take the Lead in Lobbying for Medical Marijuana

    Onward Cannabis Soldiers: Texas Vets Take the Lead in Lobbying for Medical Marijuana

    They’ve come together as part of Operation Trapped, a veteran lobbying movement with connections to two other marijuana lobbying groups, Texas NORML and the Marijuana Policy Project. They’re...

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  • Why Colorado Stoners Love Tangie

    Bradley Nowell’s stoner scripture, “I smoke two joints in the morning,” sounds too extreme for most — but plenty of functioning, successful people prefer a hit or two of cannabis in the morning to...

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  • Why Colorado Stoners Love Tangie

    Why Colorado Stoners Love Tangie

    Bradley Nowell’s stoner scripture, “I smoke two joints in the morning,” sounds too extreme for most — but plenty of functioning, successful people prefer a hit or two of cannabis in the morning to...

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  • Stashbox: Connecting Cannabis Brands With Consumers

    Natasha Irizarry is sitting across from her business partner, DJ Shott, as their dogs run around the office; her sister is in the next room, boxing up products for the holiday rush. Stashbox is...

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  • Weed Porn: Ten Best Dispensary Instagrams of the Week

    Weed Porn: Ten Best Dispensary Instagrams of the Week

    Whether it’s a photo of a grow operation, the bud or a perfectly rolled joint, we’re always in the mood for some good weed porn. Here are our favorite pictures from dispensaries that posted on...

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  • Get a Job: Five Hottest Cannabis Fields in 2017

    Get a Job: Five Hottest Cannabis Fields in 2017

    Karson Humiston knows how to help you get a job — and how to create your own. At 24, she’s the CEO and founder of Vangst Talent Network (formerly Graduajana), a company she started in college....

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  • Denver Announces Social Consumption Advisory Committee Members

    Denver Announces Social Consumption Advisory Committee Members

    The City of Denver has selected the members of its Social Consumption Advisory Committee, which will oversee implementation of Initiative 300, allowing social consumption of marijuana in the city,...

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  • Emerald Triangle Communities Respond to Sex Abuse Investigation

    Among other things, they are preparing safety guides for “trimmigrants” Here’s your daily round-up of pot-news, excerpted from the newsletter WeedWeek.  Reveal follows up on its investigation of...

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  • Scholar: “We’re Legalizing Weed Wrong”

    There’s a wrong way to do everything. Here’s your daily round-up of pot-news, excerpted from the newsletter WeedWeek.  In Slate, scholar Mark A.R. Kleiman writes that “ We’re legalizing weed...

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  • Denver Social Use Initiative Maintains Small Lead

    It would be the first in the country. Here’s your daily round-up of pot-news, excerpted from the newsletter WeedWeek.  Denver’s social use initiative is in the lead with some ballots still...

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  • Weed Wins Big on Election Day, But What Will Donald Trump Do?

    The president-elect may not be a hardliner, but he’s surrounded himself with them. Here’s your daily round-up of pot-news, excerpted from the newsletter WeedWeek.  The all-but-final Election Day...

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  • Why Colorado Tokers Love Super Lemon Haze

    Party favors are an easy way to make friends. Although they might not be the type of people you necessarily want to be longtime friends, having a few party pals definitely beats standing in a...

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  • With Prop 205 Off the Table, Arizonans Flock to Medical Marijuana Docs

    Medical-marijuana doctors and certification centers report seeing an increase in appointments over the two days following the negative election results of Proposition 205. The measure to legalize...

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  • Denver Moves Marijuana Policy Division, Promotes Director Ashley Kilroy

    Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced Monday that Ashley Kilroy will be adding a new job title to her resume. In addition to serving as the city’s executive director of the Office of Marijuana...

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  • Ask a Stoner: Will Secondhand Pot Smoke Get Me High?

    Dear Stoner: Will secondhand pot smoke get me high? Rudy Dear Rudy: Thanks to advice from Casanova (the eighteenth-century Italian adventurer/author/player), oysters are renowned as an aphrodisiac...

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  • Lawmakers to Arizona Marijuana Haters: Stop Lying About Colorado Pot

    Update: Last month, we highlighted complaints about an Arizona campaign commercial opposing Proposition 205, a measure that would legalize limited recreational marijuana sales in that state; see...

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  • Ask a Stoner: How Can I Test My THC Levels?

    Dear Stoner: I would like to get a test for my THC levels without risking my driving privilege. If the marijuana industry is so smart and innovative, why is nothing being offered to consumers?...

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