Nature’s Gift Shop Blog

    The Nature’s Gift Shop blog is a valuable resource to keep you informed and up to date on legal developments, medical research, and other stories from the expanding universe of legal marijuana in Colorado and throughout the U.S.

    Gift Guide: Valentine's Day for Your Cannabis Cutie

    Posted by Ashley Irey & Melissa Goulding on Feb 8, 2016 6:17:53 PM

    Do you want to find the perfect gift for your “stoner” Valentine? Or do you want to set the bar even higher this year? Give the gift of an infused Valentine's Day! From sweets to sexy massages, we have got your day covered! 

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    Topics: edibles, Colorado marijuana laws, marijuana effects

    What Visitors Need to Know about Marijuana in Colorado

    Posted by Diane Campbell on Aug 1, 2015 8:00:00 PM

    As the first state in the U.S. to make recreational marijuana available through retail stores, Colorado sees many visitors each year who are eager to take advantage of our higher level of freedom. Marijuana doesn’t enjoy the same legality as alcohol or cigarettes, however, so it’s important that visitors understand how they can legally enjoy cannabis in our state and avoid unfortunate interactions with law enforcement officials. For our friends from out of state, we provide answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Colorado marijuana for visitors.

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    Topics: Colorado marijuana laws

    Colorado Just Says “No” to Marijuana for PTSD

    Posted by Diane Campbell on Jul 29, 2015 2:08:00 PM



    Despite the pleas of patients, and despite the precedent set by nine other states, the Colorado Board of Health recently – and for the third time – declined to add PTSD to its list of ailments treatable under the state’s medical marijuana program.

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    Topics: medical marijuana, Colorado marijuana laws

    Grow Your Own Cannabis with the Power of the Sun!

    Posted by Diane Campbell on May 21, 2015 10:24:00 AM

    It’s planting season in Colorado! If you like to grow your own marijuana, this is the time to get your plants out into the sunshine. Mother Nature provides us with several months of free and powerful solar energy, allowing outdoor growers to produce as much bud as three similarly-sized indoor grow cycles.[1] If you’re planning to grow outdoor marijuana at your home this year, make sure to follow these tips.

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    Topics: Colorado marijuana laws, growing cannabis

    Colorado Marijuana for Visitors

    Posted by Diane Campbell on Mar 6, 2015 9:00:00 AM

    If you’re visiting Colorado and looking forward to checking out our legal marijuana offerings, it’s important that you’re aware of our pot laws and how they affect you during your stay. Although all adults over 21 are free to possess and use marijuana here, there are some limits on where and how you may legally exercise this freedom. Understanding these limits will help you enjoy your stay and avoid run-ins with the law.

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    Topics: Colorado marijuana laws