Amendment 64 http://kvnf.org en 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 in Carbondale http://kvnf.org/post/roaring-fork-valleys-first-recreational-pot-shop-opens-carbondale <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 in Carbondale "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 KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, January 1, 2014 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-wednesday-january-1-2014 <p></p><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p><ul><li>&nbsp;Montrose Prosecutor "Separated" from Job after DUI Suspicion</li><li>FAA Won't Use Colorado for Drone Testing</li><li>Colorado Lawyers, Law Enforcement Advising Drivers to Keep Pot in Trunk</li><li>Law Enforcement in Pitkin County Gears Up for Retail Marijuana Industry Wed, 01 Jan 2014 15:15:46 +0000 Travis Bubenik 20488 at http://kvnf.org A Look Ahead At The Upcoming Legislative Session http://kvnf.org/post/look-ahead-upcoming-legislative-session <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">Going into the 2014 legislative session, Colorado Democrats are still in the majority at the capitol. With an election year looming, party leaders – including Senate President-elect Morgan Carroll – say they want to focus on creating more jobs.</span></p><p></p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 21:04:12 +0000 Bente Birkeland 20415 at http://kvnf.org A Look Ahead At The Upcoming Legislative Session 'Ganja-preneurs' Set Their Sights On Colorado Pot Tourism http://kvnf.org/post/ganja-preneurs-set-their-sights-colorado-pot-tourism Recreational marijuana shops won’t open their doors in Colorado until January and already several pot tourism companies are making plans to cash in on the new businesses.<p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 15:02:22 +0000 Bente Birkeland 17812 at http://kvnf.org 'Ganja-preneurs' Set Their Sights On Colorado Pot Tourism KVNF Regional Newscast: Wednesday, October 9, 2013 http://kvnf.org/post/kvnf-regional-newscast-wednesday-october-9-2013 <div><p><strong>Headlines</strong></p></div><ul><li>Colorado Wind Industry Expected to Grow</li><li>Baca County Farmer Harvests First Hemp Crop in 56 Years</li><li>Government Shutdown Not Affecting Mines Yet</li><li>Thompson Divide Drilling Talks Suggest Deal is in the Works</li><li><em>iSeeChange -&nbsp;</em>Journaling with the Hardings Wed, 09 Oct 2013 14:40:55 +0000 Travis Bubenik 17006 at http://kvnf.org Paonia Town Council Approves Moratorium on Commercial Marijuana http://kvnf.org/post/paonia-town-council-approves-moratorium-commercial-marijuana <p>Though voters in Paonia last November approved Amendment 64<em> – </em>the measure legalizing recreational marijuana in Colorado - the Paonia Town Council last night approved a moratorium on all commercial marijuana activity within town limits, until the issue can be put to voters in November of next year. Towns and municipalities across the state have been grappling with whether to allow marijuana legalization, a right given to them by&nbsp;Amendment 64.</p><p></p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 17:52:17 +0000 Travis Bubenik 15788 at http://kvnf.org Paonia Town Council Approves Moratorium on Commercial Marijuana