March, 2017


Cannabist Show: He runs Julian Marley's marijuana biz; He dabs distillates

Travis Belcher, CEO of JuJu Royal and Ascend Concentrates founder Jim Biviano talking Puerto Rico pot, Julian Marley’s marijuana and more. READ MORE HERE

Why sling pizza when you can sling weed? Denver restaurants face labor competition

Denver restaurants say the cannabis industry is taking a toll on local restaurant work forces and in some cases, liquor sales. READ MORE HERE

Georgia lawmakers expand medical cannabis conditions, but still haven't legalized cultivation

The Georgia House voted 167-4 Tuesday to pass a bill that would add six new diagnoses to the list of qualifying conditions for medical cannabis oil. READ MORE HERE

Colorado budget proposal cuts teen survey on sex, drugs

Colorado schoolchildren may not be asked about their drug use and sex habits in anonymous surveys anymore, under the new bipartisan budget proposal. READ MORE HERE

Colorado lawmakers urge governor to step in on medical marijuana registry backlog

Three Colorado legislators are calling on Gov. John Hickenlooper to intervene in the state’s medical marijuana registry backlog, an issue that one lawmaker says is a matter of “life and death.” READ MORE HERE

Federal marijuana playbook: Trump administration's tough talk and what we know so far

It’s been one month since we heard the Trump administration’s first public comments about marijuana and AG Jeff Sessions’ views. Here’s what we know so far. READ MORE HERE

Oakland city council meeting gets heated over marijuana biz residency requirement

In a tense meeting Tuesday, longtime residents clashed with cannabis business owners over a controversial change to the city’s new medical marijuana laws. READ MORE HERE

Oregon issues first marijuana recall over high pesticide levels

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission issued its first recall of recreational marijuana after samples were found to contain above-limit pesticide residue. READ MORE HERE

North Dakota prepares to hear testimony on proposed medical marijuana regulations

The House Human Services Committee has reserved the state Capitol’s biggest room for Tuesday to hear testimony on new state rules on medical marijuana. READ MORE HERE

Vermont marijuana legalization bills headed for back burner, but all's not lost

Two marijuana legalization measures in Vermont’s House will likely miss a key deadline Friday to advance to the Senate, hindering their chances of passing this year. READ MORE HERE