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Four get lengthy prison sentences in botched marijuana robbery that led to murder of Loveland man

Denver District Attorney’s Office, supplied Joshua Binns Denver District Attorney’s Office, supplied Seth Binns Denver District Attorney’s Office Ryan Arellano Denver District Attorney’s Office, supplied Mackenzie Fay Show Caption of Expand A Denver district judge on Friday described a botched marijuana robbery as a goofy, crazy caper that did not make sense to a rational, […]

Less politics, more commercial touches: Changes, big and small, evident at Denver’s 4/20 festival as marijuana industry takes control of event

Despite 364 days of chaos — a rumpus over rubbish, a mad dash for permits and, ultimately, a change in organizers — a cloud of marijuana smoke rose again over Denver’s Civic Center park on Friday at 4:20 p.m., the now-ritual marking of the city’s annual 4/20 cannabis festival. Building afternoon storm clouds yielded spitting […]

Demand high for Saskatchewan’s 51 retail marijuana licenses

Interest in Saskatchewan’s recreational marijuana market is booming. The province received over 1,500 submissions for 51 licenses to sell recreational cannabis in the province when it becomes legal. The licenses will be doled out via a lottery after an initial screening. Saskatchewan’s business-friendly framework for recreational cannabis sales calls for the establishment of 51 privately owned […]

Live coverage from 4/20 in Colorado, from the block to the Capitol

Here’s how people are celebrating and commemorating April 20, 2018, the unofficial annual marijuana holiday, across Colorado — and all the way to Capitol Hill. From the Mile High 420 Festival to 420 On the Block, our reporters and photographers are documenting the scene. (function(d, s, id) {var js,ijs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=”//embed.scribblelive.com/widgets/embed.js”;ijs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, ijs);}(document, ‘script’, ‘scrbbl-js’));

Yoga, parkour and more security: New 4/20 event organizer seeks to shed disarray at annual marijuana celebration

For more than a decade, Denver city officials have winced as they’ve watched puffs of marijuana smoke rise above Civic Center park during 4/20 gatherings at the symbolically important time of 4:20 p.m. After the legalization of recreational marijuana took effect in Colorado four years ago, those grimaces spread — finding a quiet echo among […]