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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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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

Celebrating Colorado’s First Recreational Cannabis Sale Five Years Later

On this New Year's Day, we look back at the first legal, recreational cannabis sale in Colorado and the nation.

Bruce Kennedy - January 1, 2019

Are Cannabis Taxes Too Low? Some Economists Think So

Massachusetts taxes cannabis at 17%. In Washington, it's 37%. What's the 'Goldilocks' rate?

Bruce Kennedy - December 18, 2018

Here’s Why Most Pharmacists Won’t Touch Medical Cannabis

Pharmacists aren't licensed by the DEA, but pharmacies are. And they could get shut down if they handle medical cannabis.

Bruce Kennedy - November 26, 2018

Jury Rejects ‘Stinky’ RICO Case Against Colorado Cannabis Farm

Neighbors claimed the smell of a nearby farm hurt their property values. But there was little odor, and values increased.

Bruce Kennedy - November 1, 2018

How EMTs and Doctors Treat Cannabis Overconsumption

It's not an overdose. It's what some ER docs are calling a "green-out": Too much THC, too little experience. (You're gonna be OK.)

Bruce Kennedy - September 24, 2018

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.

Bruce Kennedy - June 20, 2018

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?

Bruce Kennedy - June 8, 2018

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.

Bruce Kennedy - June 7, 2018

Colorado Gov. Vetoes Autism as Medical Marijuana Condition

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

Bruce Kennedy - June 6, 2018