marijuana http://aspenpublicradio.org en Mountain Edition - July 10th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-july-10th-2014 <p>Today we have a tour of a drilling and fracking site near the Roaring Fork Valley</p><p>We’ll hear exactly what goes on there and what it sounds like.</p><p>That site and many others in Colorado use infrastructure called injection wells and they’re causing earthquakes in Oklahoma.</p><p>Legal marijuana plants and edibles must be tested before they’re sold and just three labs are doing all the testing.</p><p>A new brewery in Glenwood Springs debuts a new kind of beer in the Valley – be prepared to pucker up.</p><p>And a local favorite tells all about his new book, about hosting the long running Telluride Bluegrass Festival.</p><p>That’s all coming up on Mountain Edition... right now.</p><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 21:27:00 +0000 Marci Krivonen & Elise Thatcher 21364 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - July 10th, 2014 Three Labs Handling Bulk Of Marijuana Testing In Colorado http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/three-labs-handling-bulk-marijuana-testing-colorado <p></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:48:09 +0000 Marci Krivonen 21148 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Three Labs Handling Bulk Of Marijuana Testing In Colorado 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 The Dope on Pot: Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and Katie Couric in Conversation http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/dope-pot-colorado-governor-john-hickenlooper-and-katie-couric-conversation <p><strong>The Dope on Pot: Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and Katie Couric in Conversation</strong></p><p>Recreational pot became legal in Colorado last year and retailers started selling it in January. While regulations were set up before retail sales started, the State of Colorado has enacted new laws to fine tune aspects of concern to lawmakers. Two new measures signed into law this spring included labeling for marijuana edibles as well as dosage regulations. Over the past seven months, the new marijuana industry is a tax revenue boon. It’s expected to bring in between $60-$80 million in taxes for Colorado in 2014.</p><p>John Hickenlooper, Katie Couric</p><p></p><p></p><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 01:13:00 +0000 Rob St. Mary 20904 at http://aspenpublicradio.org The Dope on Pot: Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and Katie Couric in Conversation CO Sheriffs Debate Pot Legalization http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/co-sheriffs-debate-pot-legalization <p>It's been six months since selling marijuana officially became legal in Colorado. And now county sheriffs across Colorado are dealing with how to enforce the new law. That issue played out during a bi-annual sheriffs’ conference held in Aspen last week. Dorothy Atkins has the story.</p><p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 21:43:49 +0000 Dorothy Atkins 20302 at http://aspenpublicradio.org CO Sheriffs Debate Pot Legalization