Bruce Kennedy
Bruce Kennedy is an award-winning reporter, editor, and producer based in Colorado. He has covered the legal cannabis industry since 2010.
Most Popular Articles

Dustup Over NIDA-Grown Ditch Weed Leads Johns Hopkins to Ditch PTSD Study

The prestigious research university was all behind the PTSD study. Then NIDA's crappy 'research grade' cannabis arrived.

Medicating in Wartime: The Cannabis Legacy of Vietnam Veterans

On the anniversary of the fall of Saigon, Vietnam veterans recall how cannabis helped them survive war and its aftermath.

With Trump’s Support, STATES Act Could End Nationwide Cannabis Prohibition

Sen. Cory Gardner & Sen. Elizabeth Warren outline a legalization bill that President Trump agreed to back in a deal earlier this year.

Cannabis Credit Union Gets Go-Ahead From Federal Reserve

Colorado's Fourth Corner Credit Union can only serve ancillary cannabis businesses, not companies that touch the plant.

Pop Music and Cannabis: A Romance That Began in the 1930s

The relationship between cannabis and popular song can be traced back to at least the 1930s. We reflect upon the vipers who loved their tea back in the day.

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Arizona Mothers Challenge State Over Autism and Cannabis Oil

The state health agency rejected autism as a qualifying condition last year. Now these mothers are fighting to reverse the decision.

Sen. Cory Gardner: How a Prohibitionist Became Legalization’s Defender

The primary Republican co-sponsor of the STATES Act cut a deal with Trump that could end federal cannabis prohibition. But...why?

With Trump’s Support, STATES Act Could End Nationwide Cannabis Prohibition

Sen. Cory Gardner & Sen. Elizabeth Warren outline a legalization bill that President Trump agreed to back in a deal earlier this year.

Colorado Gov. Vetoes Autism as Medical Marijuana Condition

Gov. Hickenlooper was on the fence, but ultimately rejected the bill due to lack of research.

Rohrabacher–Blumenauer Renewal OK’d by Congressional Committee

A powerful Congressional committee has voted to extend federal protections for medical marijuana patients and providers in legal-cannabis states.

Medicating in Wartime: The Cannabis Legacy of Vietnam Veterans

On the anniversary of the fall of Saigon, Vietnam veterans recall how cannabis helped them survive war and its aftermath.

Festival Fight: Industry & Activists Battle Over Denver’s 4/20 Party

When the city booted the event's longtime organizer, a local dispensary stepped in to host. It's been high drama ever since.

Mistrial Declared in Denver ‘Church of Cannabis’ Case

The trial has been rescheduled for July. Before the mistrial, though, prospective jurors questioned why the case was even brought.

Cannabis Credit Union Gets Go-Ahead From Federal Reserve

Colorado's Fourth Corner Credit Union can only serve ancillary cannabis businesses, not companies that touch the plant.

Colorado Delegation Moves Quickly to Stop Sessions’ War on Cannabis

While other leaders offer only words, Colorado’s Republicans and Democrats are acting to protect state legalization.

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