Hayden to make final decision on allowing marijuana cultivation

The Hayden Town Council on Thursday will make a final decision on whether entrepreneurs with a green thumb can grow marijuana for a profit.

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Company hopes to bring pot and wine pairing dinner event to Steamboat

Philip Wolf thinks it's unfortunate so many people only associate cannabis with fast food and "the munchies."

Hayden Town Council moves marijuana cultivation ordinance forward

On Aug. 6, the Hayden Town Council will make a final decision about whether to allow marijuana cultivation operations.

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Yampa Valley High School educators design first health curriculum for marijuana in the country

When students started approaching Yampa Valley High School counselor Molly Lotz and teachers Sarah Peed and Chuck Rosemond about marijuana use, they found they had no resources, locally or nationally, to address these questions from a post-legalization perspective. After exhausting their resources, the three decided to develop their own reality and science-based education curriculum for schools in northwest Colorado and around the country.

Hayden Town Council to consider marijuana cultivation

Hayden Town Manager David Torgler is expecting a big crowd at Thursday night's town council meeting.

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National organizations release formal recommendations on marijuana use during pregnancy

The legalization of recreational marijuana in states including Colorado has led national medical organizations to release formal recommendations on the use of the drug, specifically as they may affect pregnant women and mothers.

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New state marijuana survey sheds light on adult use and raises questions regarding youth exposure

The Colorado Department of Health & Environment released their first survey on adult marijuana use since the passage of Amendment 64, finding that 13.6 percent of Colorado adults ages 18 and older have used marijuana in the last 30 days.

Fire at medical marijuana growing facility raises concerns

A local official says the recent fire at a marijuana growing facility illustrates why regulations need to be put in place.

Hayden planning commission recommends not allowing marijuana grows

The Hayden Town Council will ultimately decide whether to allow marijuana grows in the town.

Hayden Planning Commission to further explore allowing marijuana grows

The Hayden Planning Commission on Thursday is expected to decide whether to recommend allowing marijuana grow facilities to the town council.

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Council members satisfied with marijuana status quo

A strong majority of Steamboat Springs City Council members are not interested in allowing any more marijuana dispensaries.

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Steamboat City Council to review marijuana rules

Steamboat Springs leaders on Tuesday will discuss whether the city’s current regulations for marijuana businesses are working.

High school student suspected of distributing marijuana-infused candy

The Steamboat Springs Police Department charged a Steamboat Springs High School student on suspicion of distributing marijuana after an incident Wednesday.

Hayden officials open to marijuana growing operation

There were very few objections Thursday night to allowing commercial marijuana growing operations in Hayden.

Hayden resident wants to start marijuana growing operation

Rodney McGowen says he has never smoked pot and twice voted against legalizing it, but now the Hayden resident wants to grow it commercially.

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Recreational marijuana rules and information

  • • Colorado residents 21 and older can buy up to an ounce of marijuana at a licensed retail store.
  • • Out-of-state residents can buy up to a quarter ounce.
  • • Those older than 21 can share up to an ounce of marijuana with a friend as long as they're not getting paid.
  • • Marijuana can't be smoked in public or anywhere governed by the Clean Indoor Air Act.
  • • Ski resorts largely operate on federal land, where marijuana still is illegal.
  • • Colorado residents can grow up to six plant in their home, but the plants must be locked up.
  • • Drivers with more than 5 nanograms of THC in their blood can be cited for driving under the influence.
  • • Employers still can set their own drug policies and fire those who violate them.
  • • Marijuana is not allowed at Denver International Airport, and every jurisdiction in Colorado is allowed to set its own rules governing marijuana use.
  • • Recreational marijuana will have a 15% excise tax on the wholesale price and a 10% sales tax on the retail price.
  • • Medical marijuana will retain its lower tax rate, and the annual registration fee recently was reduced to $15.

Recreational marijuana stores

  • Rocky Mountain Remedies, 2750 Downhill Plaza #205, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 (970) 871-2768
  • Golden Leaf, 1755 Lincoln Ave. Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 (970) 870-2941
  • Natural Choice, 2835 Downhill Plaza, #205 Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 (970) 879-4420