Marijuana http://kvnf.org en Washington State To Start Recreational Pot Sales On Tuesday http://kvnf.org/post/washington-state-start-recreational-pot-sales-tuesday Legal <a href="http://www.npr.org/tags/127018313/marijuana">marijuana sales</a> are set to begin in Washington state as early as Tuesday after authorities began issuing retail licenses to stores.<p>The state's Liquor Control Board issued Monday the first 24 marijuana retailer licenses, <a href="http://www.liq.wa.gov/pressreleases/lcb-issues-first-mj-retailer-licenses">the board said in a statement</a>. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 22:54:00 +0000 KRISHNADEV CALAMUR 28464 at http://kvnf.org Washington State To Start Recreational Pot Sales On Tuesday Pot Use On The Rise In U.S., Report Says http://kvnf.org/post/pot-use-rise-us-report-says Marijuana use in the United States has gone up as the public perception of the drug's risk has gone down, according to a new United Nations report. The potency of the drug has also increased,<p>The <a href="http://www.unodc.org/documents/wdr2014/World_Drug_Report_2014_web.pdf">World Drug Report 2014</a>, put out by the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime, says that worldwide, the use of marijuana has decreased. "However, in the United States, the lower perceived risk of cannabis use has led to an increase in its use," the report states. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 19:53:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 28003 at http://kvnf.org Pot Use On The Rise In U.S., Report Says Colorado Imposes Food Safety Rules On Marijuana Industry http://kvnf.org/post/colorado-imposes-food-safety-rules-marijuana-industry <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;">Colorado made history when it opened up&nbsp;</span><a href="http://kunc.org/post/colorados-mountain-resorts-gear-recreational-marijuana" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(0, 82, 155); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 18px;">licensed marijuana retail shops this year</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;">. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 15:24:24 +0000 Luke Runyon 21335 at http://kvnf.org Colorado Imposes Food Safety Rules On Marijuana Industry A Regional Look At Retail Marijuana http://kvnf.org/post/regional-look-retail-marijuana <p>The first batch of Colorado's recreational marijuana stores <a href="http://www.denverpost.com/marijuana/ci_24828236?source=rss">opened this month on New Years Day</a> in Telluride, Breckenridge and Denver among other places, marking the beginning of what's expected to be a <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/govbeat/wp/2014/01/02/marijuana-legalization-in-colorado-reflects-a-maturing-industry/">multi-million dollar industry.</a></p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 18:52:02 +0000 Travis Bubenik 20755 at http://kvnf.org A Regional Look At Retail Marijuana Roaring Fork Valley's First Recreational Pot Shop Opens http://kvnf.org/post/roaring-fork-valleys-first-recreational-pot-shop-opens <p>The first recreational marijuana shop west of Breckenridge along I-70 is now open for business in Carbondale.</p><p>KDNK's Ed Williams reports that long lines and high taxes are not deterring a steady stream of customers at the shop, called the Doctor's Garden.</p><p></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 20:23:43 +0000 Ed Williams 21099 at http://kvnf.org Roaring Fork Valley's First Recreational Pot Shop Opens KVNF Regional Newscast: Thursday, January 9, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-thursday-january-9-2013 <p></p><p><b>Headlines</b></p><ul><li>Colorado Legislative Session Kicks Off with a New Senate President</li><li>Hunting Guides Facing Federal Charges for Illegally Maiming Big Cats</li><li>New Pot Shops Seeing Steady Demand, Limited Supplies</li><li>First Retail Pot License Approved in Aspen</li><li>Former KVNF GM is the New President of the NFCB</li><li>Coloradans Could See Northern Lights Tonight Thu, 09 Jan 2014 15:36:51 +0000 Travis Bubenik 20789 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Regional Newscast: January 6, 2014 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-january-6-2014 <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>Two Injured, One dead after Plane Crash in Aspen</li><li>GJ Airport Authority Board Chairman was asked to Resign</li><li>Legal Pot Buyers Could Face DUI Charges in Utah Weeks after Smoking</li><li>Without a Legal Precedent, State of Colorado Depositing Pot Revenue in Banks</li><li>CAWS Extending Animal Shelter Hours Mon, 06 Jan 2014 16:42:28 +0000 Travis Bubenik 20652 at http://kvnf.org KVNF Regional Newscast: Friday, January 3, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-friday-january-3-2013 <p></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>Long Lines, Eager Customers Reported at First Day of Legal Pot Sales in Denver, Telluride</li><li>Town of Marble's Lawsuit Against 9th&nbsp;Judicial District DA Complicates Theft Case</li><li>San Miguel Power Association and DMEA Warn Customers about Scams</li><li><em>Western Slope Skies&nbsp;</em> - the Bright Stars of Winter Fri, 03 Jan 2014 17:35:17 +0000 Travis Bubenik 20567 at http://kvnf.org "Amnesty Box" at Aspen Airport Considered for Weed Disposal http://kvnf.org/post/amnesty-box-aspen-airport-considered-weed-disposal <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: 17.99715805053711px;">As Colorado ushers in legalized retail marijuana, law enforcement is preparing for how to handle it. Adults 21 years&nbsp;and older are now able to purchase recreational pot at shops around the state. </span></p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 16:59:42 +0000 Marci Krivonen 20521 at http://kvnf.org "Amnesty Box" at Aspen Airport Considered for Weed Disposal Denver Post Hires Marijuana Editor, Launches Pot Website http://kvnf.org/post/denver-post-hires-marijuana-editor-launches-pot-website <p></p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 16:52:48 +0000 Marci Krivonen 20520 at http://kvnf.org Denver Post Hires Marijuana Editor, Launches Pot Website