Commissioner of Agriculture Don Brown firm on pot, pesticides
Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture Don Brown told a local audience June 8 the Department of Agriculture has been busy facilitating the growing interest in raising industrial hemp.
Levy would generate funds for substance abuse prevention, treatment
The list of people endorsing the proposal includes Tom Gangle, regional director of Mindsprings Health; Dave Wilkinson, emergency director for Yampa Valley Medical Center; several staff members at the Foundry, a local rehabilitation center; and YVMC CEO Frank May.
A Steamboat Springs City Councilman is seeking support for two tax measures he feels are needed to improve city services and combat a local substance abuse epidemic.
Resident Rodney McGowen is moving forward with plans to build a marijuana cultivation business in Hayden.
Steamboat Springs Board of Education members are considering whether to create a policy to govern the use of medical marijuana in schools following passage of a Colorado bill.
Majority votes in favor of marijuana business move
Curve Plaza is about to get a little greener.
A bill awaiting signature on Gov. John Hickenlooper’s desk would allow young medical marijuana patients access to their prescribed medication while on school grounds or at school events.
Council will revote on pot shop move after forcing a member to recuse himself
The council will hold a fresh hearing May 17 and take a new vote on the move after determining Tony Connell needs to recuse himself from the decision.
But first, the council will discuss whether two of its members should have voted to deny the move in the first place.
A group of local youth advocates met last week to debunk some of the myths about youth marijuana use and offer suggestions for parents struggling to talk with their children about marijuana.
Recreational marijuana sales arrive in Steamboat Springs