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Bruce Kennedy

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

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How Hotels Are Adapting to Cannabis Legalization

The hospitality industry is realizing that a lot of its guests are 420-friendly. Is a boutique cannabis brand on the horizon?

Bruce Kennedy - May 22, 2019

It’s a $130 Fine for 3 Grams, Under Hawaii’s Decrim Bill

If Gov. David Ige signs the bill, low-level cannabis possession would only be a ticketable offense starting next year.

Bruce Kennedy - May 3, 2019

Denver Could Decriminalize Magic Mushrooms on Tuesday

The historic vote could open the way for other cities to rethink their policies on hallucinogens. Opponents say it's a bad trip waiting to happen.

Bruce Kennedy - May 2, 2019

When It Comes to Cannabis Workplace Injuries, the Eyes Have It

A new study finds the cannabis industry is relatively safe for workers. But don't forget to wear your safety glasses.

Bruce Kennedy - April 23, 2019

Carl’s Jr. CBD Burgers Go Over Big in Denver

Plenty of customers (and no sign of the FDA) as the nationwide chain tests a CBD burger at a single store in Colorado.

Bruce Kennedy - April 20, 2019

Smoke Up and Drive for Science—Volunteers Needed

Researchers in Colorado are looking for volunteers to toke and turn...and drive, swerve, brake, and park. Are you ready to take on the simulator for science?

Bruce Kennedy - April 9, 2019

When Does Your Medical Marijuana Card Expire? A State-by-State Guide

Some cards expire in a matter of months, some last for years. Check your state's regulations here.

Bruce Kennedy - March 28, 2019

YouTube’s ‘Pot Scientist’ Fired for Answering Burning Questions

Carter Baird lost his substitute teaching job when his boss found out about his YouTube alter ego.

Bruce Kennedy - February 15, 2019

Do Colorado Dispensary Owners Deserve Jail for ‘Looping’?

The owners of the now-defunct Sweet Leaf dispensaries were sentenced to a year behind bars. Is that appropriate or overkill?

Bruce Kennedy - January 31, 2019

Cannabis in Aspen: What It’s Like to Get High at a High-End Resort

Cannabis has become an important part of the resort town's economy. Here's how to find it and enjoy it.

Bruce Kennedy - January 24, 2019