colorado http://aspenpublicradio.org en Governor: Successes And Failures With Retail Marijuana http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/governor-successes-and-failures-retail-marijuana <p></p><p>Governor John Hickenlooper says when it comes to legal marijuana, the future is still somewhat hazy in Colorado. Recreational pot became legal last year and retailers started selling it in January. Hickenlooper looked back yesterday on how the process has gone so far, in a talk at the Aspen Ideas Festival. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen reports.</p><p></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:39:45 +0000 Marci Krivonen 20923 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Governor: Successes And Failures With Retail Marijuana Natural History Documentary Looks At Man's Relationship With Nature http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/natural-history-documentary-looks-mans-relationship-nature <p></p><p>A natural history film that looks at mankind’s relationship to the planet’s wild places airs on PBS next year and those attending the Aspen Ideas Festival got a sneak-peek over the weekend. <a href="http://www.pbs.org/about/news/archive/2014/earth-new-wild/"><em>Earth: A New Wild </em></a>was shot in 29 countries on six continents. It’s a five-part series produced in part by National Geographic. It’s hosted by Doctor M. Sanjayan, Senior Scientist at Conservation International.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:47:11 +0000 Marci Krivonen 20810 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Natural History Documentary Looks At Man's Relationship With Nature Colorado Employers Review Drug Policies In Light Of Marijuana's Legalization http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/colorado-employers-review-drug-policies-light-marijuanas-legalization <p></p><p>Summer in Aspen not only means warm weather and crowds, it also means businesses are hiring. The resort has a seasonal economy and, some companies are reviewing their drug and alcohol policies now that marijuana is legal in Colorado. It's&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">causing some confusion for employers and raising questions for human resources departments. Aspen Public Radio's Marci Krivonen reports.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 17:24:53 +0000 Marci Krivonen 20268 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Colorado Employers Review Drug Policies In Light Of Marijuana's Legalization Non-Profit in the Spotlight: ACES, Part 3 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-aces-part-3 <p>Jamie Cundiff is the Forest Programs Director at the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES). In 2012, For the Forest merged with ACES to create a powerful voice for more than just the trees of the Roaring Fork Valley, but also for those in Colorado and the West. Cundiff explains the actions ACES is taking to ensure the health of the forests in the valley, as well as large-scale projects designed to predict the future of forests and tree species based on different carbon out-puts in the coming decades. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 19197 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: ACES, Part 3 Marijuana Advocates Celebrate Pot's Legalization At Hunter S. Thompson's Owl Farm http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/marijuana-advocates-celebrate-pots-legalization-hunter-s-thompsons-owl-farm <p></p><p>Some of the heavy hitters in the marijuana community celebrated its legalization in Colorado at an event near Woody Creek. The group <a href="http://norml.org/">NORML</a>, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, held a cookout over the weekend at Owl Farm, Hunter S. Thompson’s old homestead. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen was there and filed this report.</p><p></p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen 19439 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Marijuana Advocates Celebrate Pot's Legalization At Hunter S. Thompson's Owl Farm