California May Become First 'Sanctuary State' For Pot Smokers

US | Anders Hagstrom
Danielle Hackett prepares marijuana buds for sale at BotanaCare in Northglenn, Colorado

‘Good people don’t smoke pot’

[VIDEO] Colorado Dem Says Anti-Pipeline Protests Hurt The Enviro Movement

Energy | Chris White
Civil rights activist Julian Bond (top row, 3rd L), Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune (top row, 4th L), and activists opposed to the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline project tie themselves to the White House fence during an environmental protest in Washington, DC, United States on February 13, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

‘It did nothing to persuade people’

Colorado Man Charged For Castrating Transgender

US | Amber Randall
Colorado Springs police officers stage their vehicles outside the New Life Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado, December 9, 2007. At least four people were shot in the parking lot of a large Colorado evangelical church on Sunday in the second shooting in a day linked to a religious community in the state. REUTERS/Nathan W. Armes

‘Removed the victim’s 2 testicles’

Parental Drug Abuse Sent More Than 85,000 Kids Into Foster Care In 2015

US | Steve Birr
Heroin overdose. [Shutterstock - SanchaiRat]

‘Substance abuse have gone up and up and up’

College Opens Discrimination Investigation Against Student After Social Justice Bake Sale

Education | Rob Shimshock
Woman with magnifying glass (Shutterstock/FabrikaSimf)

The school previously blocked the student on Twitter

People Applying For Jobs Won't Stop Getting Stoned

US | Steve Birr
A variety of medicinal marijuana buds in jars are pictured at Los Angeles Patients & Caregivers Group dispensary in West Hollywood, California U.S., October 18, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

’90 percent of applicants would test positive for something’

Report: Colorado Taxpayers Have Spent $500M To Detain Illegal Immigrants

US | Will Racke
An inmate leans on jail bars. (PHOTO: areebarbar/Shutterstock)

‘The federal government is not reimbursing us’

A Denver Library Is Turning Into A Den For Drug Deals And Heroin Use

US | Steve Birr
Heroin overdose. [Shutterstock - SanchaiRat]

‘Embarrassment for the city’

The American Work Force Is More Stoned Than Usual

US | Steve Birr
A marijuana user smoking a joint.

‘Today it’s everybody’

Study: Where You Live Might Determine Your Lifespan

US | Thomas Phippen
Life expectancy in the U.S. by county (Image: The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington/Used with permission)

Indian reservations have a way lower life expectancy than Colorado

Teacher Placed On Leave After Students Smash Trump Pinata

Education | Kerry Picket
People carry a pinata representing U.S. President Donald Trump during an event organized by American expats and Canandian nationals, in solidarity with the Washington's Women’s March, in Ajijic, Mexico January 21, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer

‘This was an incredibly disrespectful act’

Anti-Frackers 'Bullied' Orchestra For Accepting Donations From Oil Companies

Energy | Chris White
August 4, 2014: Woman at a Moral Monday rally holds a sign protesting fracking amid a gathering crowd of demonstrators on August 4, 2014 in downtown Asheville, NC (J. Bicking /

‘The activists were using our Facebook page as a bully pulpit’

Huge Spring Snowstorm Dampens March For Climate Events In Colorado

Energy | Chris White
Climate Change wooden sign with a desert background (Shutterstock/Gustavo

‘Sometimes Mother Nature throws you a curveball!’

Colo. Gov: Clamping Down On Marijuana Not A Priority For DOJ

US | Kerry Picket

‘He certainly was very direct and clearly said they’ve got a lot of priorities’

Colorado Dispensaries Make Bank On Recreational Marijuana

US | Steve Birr
Marijuana and money.

Analysts predict record setting year