DENVER | Fast-food employees have gotten big headlines for their calls for a $15 minimum wage and union rights. Home care workers in Denver are following suit. A protest planned Thursday morning outside Denver’s GOP Party headquarters aims to criticize Republicans for not supporting the higher wage. Organizers say the Denver demonstration is one of a […]

In this April 29, 2014 photo, preloaded oral syringes are stored  in the kitchen of three year old severe cancer patient Dahlia Barnhart, at her mother's home in Colorado Springs. Colo.   A panel of legislative leaders on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 approved a bill on a 13-5 vote that would limit how many plants marijuana caregivers can grow for their patients. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

“It’s a signal that we need to send because what’s happening right now is an unregulated black market under the auspices of a medical marijuana system,” said Rep. Dan Pabon, D-Denver, while presenting the bill to Legislative Council.


“No one buys a handle of Jim Beam and thinks they should drink all of that in one sitting,” said Tim Cullen, owner of two Denver-area marijuana dispensaries. “But people do want to eat an entire cookie, an entire piece of chocolate. So these products allow you to do that and not have a miserable experience.”