April, 2018

 

Trump's personal attorney loaned $26 million to taxi mogul in weed biz, according to documents

President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, whose business dealings are being investigated by the FBI, and the lawyer’s father-in-law have lent $26 million in recent years to a taxi mogul who is shifting into the legalized marijuana industry, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press. The post Trump’s personal attorney loaned $26 million to taxi mogul in weed biz, according to documents appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Americans support federal bill to shield legal cannabis states: new poll

The federal bill query was one of 11 marijuana-related questions on the survey, the largest number of cannabis questions posed to-date on a single Quinnipiac poll. The post Americans support federal bill to shield legal cannabis states: new poll appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


National drug ring disguised as medical marijuana grow traded in cryptocurrency, feds say

A national drug syndicate disguising itself as a small Greeley medical marijuana grow traded in cryptocurrency and had drug pipelines to eight states, federal documents in Denver U.S. District Court reveal. The post National drug ring disguised as medical marijuana grow traded in cryptocurrency, feds say appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


This architect used to work for Disney. Now, he designs cannabis retail stores.

Architectural design firm The McBride Company has created everything from restaurants to hotels, theaters, casinos and most notably over the last two decades, its been the sole design ambassador for Margaritaville. Now, its architects lend a transformative eye to a whole new world: cannabis retail spaces. The post This architect used to work for Disney. Now, he designs cannabis retail stores. appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


PHOTOS: Action Bronson headlines 420 On the Block

Action Bronson warmed the crowd like wine when he took the stage at 420 On the Block. The snowy, rainy mixture of Friday and Saturday all culminated to a stoned exhaustion until Bronson tip-toed his way onto the main stage at the Fox Street Compound, lighting up the block with his energy. The post PHOTOS: Action Bronson headlines 420 On the Block appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Aspen to get two new marijuana shops competing in Durant Mall

Two established purveyors of cannabis — Euflora, based in the Denver area, and The Green Joint out of Glenwood Springs with spots along Interstate 70 stretching to Grand Junction — are seeking the Local Licensing Authority’s permission to open and operate stores in Aspen. The post Aspen to get two new marijuana shops competing in Durant Mall appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


PHOTOS: Denver celebrates 4/20

No other city does 4/20 like Denver. The post PHOTOS: Denver celebrates 4/20 appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Sen. Chuck Schumer backs decriminalizing marijuana at the federal level

“I’ve seen too many people’s lives ruined because they had small amounts of marijuana and served time in jail much too long.” The post Sen. Chuck Schumer backs decriminalizing marijuana at the federal level appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Police suspect FSU QB Deondre Francois of selling marijuana out of his apartment. He wasn't.

After a two month investigation, TPD’s search at the apartment of Deondre Francois yielded just 17 grams of marijuana among other items. The post Police suspect FSU QB Deondre Francois of selling marijuana out of his apartment. He wasn’t. appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


MassRoots reports net loss of $44 million in 2017

More than $22 million of those losses were the value of stock-based compensation to former employees, board members and business consultants. The post MassRoots reports net loss of $44 million in 2017 appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE