July, 2018

 

Sweet Leaf case puts Colorado's marijuana enforcement system to the test

In early December, Sweet Leaf had grown to 300 employees, brought in upward of $5 million in sales monthly, and expanded across Colorado’s Front Range with an eye on markets such as Nevada and Massachusetts. The post Sweet Leaf case puts Colorado’s marijuana enforcement system to the test appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Former CU Regent Bob Sievers studying medicinal uses for hemp

Where alfalfa once grew on a plot in unincorporated Boulder County, fledgling hemp plants are pushing skyward. The post Former CU Regent Bob Sievers studying medicinal uses for hemp appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Santa Rosa Hydroponics sold to Colorado retail chain GrowGeneration

During the Gold Rush, it was the merchants selling sifting pans who struck it rich and not the legions of 19th century fortune seekers looking for wealth in California’s rivers. The post Santa Rosa Hydroponics sold to Colorado retail chain GrowGeneration appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Home Alone's Macaulay Culkin gallivanted around Denver with stops at Casa Bonita and VooDoo Doughnut

Home Alone’s Macaulay Culkin just hit up Denver and posted it all on social media. The post Home Alone’s Macaulay Culkin gallivanted around Denver with stops at Casa Bonita and VooDoo Doughnut appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Colorado denies widow half of late husband's workers' compensation due to his marijuana use

The state of Colorado is denying half the workers’ compensation death benefits to a woman whose husband died while working on a ski lift because he had marijuana in his system. The post Colorado denies widow half of late husband’s workers’ compensation due to his marijuana use appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


When marijuana is legal in Canada, Americans are expected to flock. But the border, and US law, stands in the way.

BLAINE, Wash. – Recreational marijuana has been legal here in Washington state since 2014. Adults just a few miles away in Canada also will be able to legally buy and smoke marijuana for pleasure starting in October. The post When marijuana is legal in Canada, Americans are expected to flock. But the border, and US law, stands in the way. appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Colorado names new director to oversee marijuana in the state

Dominique Mendiola has been named the new Colorado Director of Marijuana Coordination. The post Colorado names new director to oversee marijuana in the state appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Longmont announces pot shop picks

Longmont officials on Monday announced the four businesses that will be permitted to operate retail marijuana sales establishments within the city limits. The post Longmont announces pot shop picks appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Marijuana industry needs protection from federal enforcement policies

Last week, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock – a former opponent of legalizing marijuana in Colorado – rallied colleagues from other cities to form a coalition supporting a bill introduced by Republican U.S. The post Marijuana industry needs protection from federal enforcement policies appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE