Boulder County Assistant District Attorney Ken Kupfner said it was a matter of “fundamental fairness” given that possession of marijuana is no longer illegal.
Richard Kirk claimed he killed his wife four years ago because he ate an edible.
It was the first time a jury considered a lawsuit using federal anti-racketeering law to target a marijuana company, and it will likely discourage similar cases in the future.
Vulnerability to similar pending suits in other states is among the many risks facing marijuana businesses licensed by states but still violating federal law.
We get asked a lot about pot taxes and education. Here's a user-friendly guide that should help answer those questions.
Where is all the tax money from marijuana sales going? Here's a user-friendly breakdown of the state's marijuana revenue.
On Oct. 17, Canada becomes the second, after Uruguay, and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace.
U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer of the District of Colorado says the state's weed laws create an opportunity for marijuana to be sold on the black market.
Troyer also told The Denver Post that his office plans to take action soon against a Denver-area chain of marijuana dispensaries.
Multiple states are considering legalization in some form as national politicians warm up to talking openly about cannabis.