DENVER, Colo. — Aug. 31, 2015 — On behalf of Colorado children and parents living in a state where drugged food — in the form of marijuana edibles — is legal and creatively marketed, Smart Colorado today urged state regulators to implement a Red S... read more
DENVER, Colo. — Sept. 17, 2015 — New research raises troubling questions about marijuana commercialization in Colorado and its effects on young people. “The Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado: The Impact” is the third volume of reporting from t... read more
Smart Colorado, dedicated to protecting youth from marijuana, has launched a billboard campaign in Denver asking the startling question: “Is today’s Pot a hard drug?” The organization is helping parents and policymakers address that critical questio... read more
New billboard by Sports Authority Field questions whether marijuana is a ‘hard drug’ [ABC 7 News, Oct. 26, 2015] *** Marijuana Critics Hope Billboard Brings Attention To Pot Potency [CBS 4 Denver / Oct. 27, 2015] *** Group puts up billboard qu... read more
“…Start putting the best interests of the public and our kids first, instead of all the financial interests involved,” said Diane Carlson, a Smart Colorado co-founder, speaking Nov. 24, 2015, to the Denver City Council Business Developme... read more
New statewide research: Colorado teens see marijuana as less risky & use remains high June 20, 2016 Fewer Colorado high school students view regular marijuana use as risky behavior, according to the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey (HKCS), which was relea... read more
The official Smart CO policy brief on how other states can benefit from Colorado’s marijuana experiment.