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.
It's good news for the pot industry, but anti-weed activists are hyping the numbers as evidence that Big Marijuana is the next Big Tobacco.
Colorado may have to refund $30m in pot taxes, Baghdad's decade-long curfew will be lifted, and more.
Is a cop feeling threatened a good enough reason for them to open fire on a moving vehicle?
Collapsing pot prices in Washington State mean now the real fun—and danger—of legalization is upon us.
We talked to internet pot dealers about the allure of the dark web and the problems with cannabis regulation in the emerging weed economy.
On Tuesday morning, volunteers working at the Colorado Springs chapter of the NAACP heard a loud explosion outside the building that they said was powerful enough to knock items off the wall.
The two states are accusing Colorado's booming cannabis industry of spilling across their borders and getting their citizens illegally high.
Denver has made life miserable for anyone trying to host a show or party that is advertised as allowing pot smoke. But the demand for cannabis clubs and weed-friendly venues is putting the massive grey areas of Colorado's marijuana laws to the test.
As marijuana becomes legal, we're going to have to think more about how to prevent children from getting high all the time.
The famed Dead Kennedys' screamer reminisces about the old days of the Ramones, the tabloid frenzy surrounding the brutal murder of JonBenét Ramsey, and hanging out with GWAR and H.R. Giger.
The 2014 midterm elections are on Tuesday, and no one cares. You should. So in the vague hope that you live in a state that allows same-day registration, here's the basic shit you need to know about.
Cannabis chef Melissa Parks wants to make weed food "dignified and accessible."
When people win brutality cases against police departments they get paid off, which is good for them but the process erodes trust in the police and doesn't seem to prevent further abuses.
The media is all too eager to believe—or even invent—stories about evil drug users poisoning children and turning them into addicts.
For potheads the world over, Colorado is a beacon of freedom. But local legalization advocates are butting heads with those concerned about kids accidentally consuming edible pot.
Operation Plowshare was all about using nuclear weapons for peaceful purposes—but the program produced few economic benefits and, activists say, polluted Colorado with radiation.
A Tea Party–backed school board's proposal for a more right-wing curriculum led to two weeks of student walkouts and protests in the latest proxy battle in the American culture wars.
According to Louisiana Representative John Fleming, if you smoke marijuana, you will get addicted or die.
The press is eagerly awaiting its chance to get cameras inside the trial of the man charged with shooting 12 people in Aurora, Colorado, in 2012, but the families of victims say the media attention will only cause them unneeded pain.
If you get the moms smoking then you can get almost anybody. We travel to Denver with Jessica Roake, a mother of two from the suburbs of Washington, DC, for a mom-friendly cannabis tour. She gets blazed beyond belief in the name of market research.
Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, billionaire Richard Branson and a half-dozen ex-presidents say it's time to discuss legalizing drugs. But don't hold your breath waiting for change.
They don't need a bag packed at night anymore, they can go to bed without preparing for the worst, and their kids are energetic, whereas before they were just zonked out all the time. The only thing bad about the kid-friendly marijuana tincture they use i…