We also learn about the DIY internet network that could disrupt major providers and visit the Australian bar that really loves George Costanza.
In November, Colorado voters will decide whether to be the first state in the US to give every resident government-provided health insurance.
We talked with the founder of Canopy, an accelerator that adopts fledgling weed-related companies and helps them get ready for the next level.
On Friday in Colorado Springs, a gunman fired on both cops and civilians, taking hostages and injuring at least eight people before being taken into custody.
Vancouver says edibles are too appealing to kids and should be taken off dispensary shelves.
Also this week: Someone vandalized a store called ISIS Books and Gifts.
Strains like "Karibbean Kush" and "Haitian Haze" could be coming to a dispensary near you as early as 2016.
Nov 6, 2015
In Colorado, hundreds of high school students are in the wake of a massive sexting scandal. Some participants are at risk of felony charges.
When I was growing up, drug dealers always seemed to have cushy jobs that were a license to print money. But what are the actual economics behind the legal and illegal sides of the marijuana industry?
In addition to highlighting the potential dangers of internet dating, the case suggests that even if sex-trafficking victims are usually women, troubled young gay men are vulnerable to sexual predators too.
It doesn't get much stupider than turning your back to a bear so you can snap a selfie on your iPhone's front camera.
As this past summer began, according to police statistics provided to VICE, Denver had seen 12 gang-related deaths, up from three over the same period in 2014 and seven each for the start of 2013 and 2012.
Some prisoners serving life sentences are upset that they are effectively receiving the same punishment as a man who gunned down 12 people in a movie theater.
The jury didn't reach a unanimous decision.
It's increasingly popular to argue that America went too far cracking down on drug crimes in the 80s and 90s, but a drug policy symposium in Denver last week suggests we still don't know where to go from here.
A Colorado BBQ joint called Rubbin' Buttz promised to give a 10 percent discount in honor of white people. I went, and it sucked.
Brandon Coats is a quadriplegic who failed a random drug test years ago while using medical pot to treat his muscle spasms. He lost his job, and Colorado's highest court says that's OK under the law.
There are explicit plans to murder people in alleged Dark Knight shooter James Holmes's journal. But does any of the material suggest the guy behind the Aurora murders is "not guilty by reason of insanity"?
The internet was displeased.
We nerded out about pot with the Denver Post's weed editor.
In 2012, James Holmes opened fire in an Aurora, Colorado movie theater, killing 12 people. But does he deserve to die?
Denver's Civic Center Park was technically a no-smoking zone on 4/20, but that didn't stop people from gathering for an impromptu toke.
Also this week: A 12-year-old allegedly tried to kill her mom for confiscating her iPhone.
Richard Kirk's attorneys say he should be found not guilty of first-degree murder because he having TCH-induced hallucinations when he shot his wife.