August, 2018

 

Fallen pot package in Nebraska leads to possible prison time for Colorado man

Two people arrested in south-central Nebraska are facing possible prison time for hauling marijuana, including some that had fallen onto Interstate 80. The post Fallen pot package in Nebraska leads to possible prison time for Colorado man appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Mind-altering breast milk? New marijuana study poses that question.

Marijuana’s main mind-altering ingredient was detected in nursing mothers’ breast milk in a small study that comes amid evidence that more U.S. women are using pot during pregnancy and afterward. The post Mind-altering breast milk? New marijuana study poses that question. appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Denver's second licensed social marijuana business to open this fall as vaping bar and lounge

Denver’s licensing director signed off Friday on the city’s second license for a marijuana consumption area in a business, paving the way for a vaping bar and lounge to open this fall on South Broadway. The post Denver’s second licensed social marijuana business to open this fall as vaping bar and lounge appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Backyard marijuana grow bust in Pueblo West yields 57 plants worth estimated $171K

A 58-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon when sheriff’s deputies found an illegal marijuana grow, and evidence of a butane hash oil operation, at her Pueblo West home.  The post Backyard marijuana grow bust in Pueblo West yields 57 plants worth estimated $171K appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Corona beer brewer extends pot bet with $3.8 billion investment

Constellation Brands is spending C$5 billion ($3.8 billion) to boost its stake in Canadian cannabis grower Canopy Growth Corp., betting legalization of the drug will continue to gain traction in the U.S. and around the world. The post Corona beer brewer extends pot bet with $3.8 billion investment appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


1 in 7 Canadian pot users drove high in the past 3 months

TORONTO – With two months to go before recreational cannabis is legalized in Canada on Oct. 17, new data from the country’s national statistics agency is stoking fears about drugged driving and raising questions about the ability of law enforcement officials to detect impairment. The post 1 in 7 Canadian pot users drove high in the past 3 months appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Federal agencies removed more than 71,000 marijuana plants from Colorado public lands in 2017

Federal agencies removed more than 71,000 marijuana plants from public lands during last year’s growing season, according to a news release from the U.S. The post Federal agencies removed more than 71,000 marijuana plants from Colorado public lands in 2017 appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Denver marijuana sales reach record high of $587 million, sales across state continue to rise

Denver dispensaries sold more than $587 million in marijuana in 2017 even as sales in shops in other parts of the state continue to grow. The post Denver marijuana sales reach record high of $587 million, sales across state continue to rise appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Men in their 20s accounted for nearly a third of all Colorado DUI cases last year, report finds

Men in their 20s accounted for nearly a third of all DUI cases in Colorado in 2016, according to a first-of-its-kind comprehensive report on impaired driving in the state. The post Men in their 20s accounted for nearly a third of all Colorado DUI cases last year, report finds appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Oregon has pot oversupply; Colorado hits the mark

Two of the first states to broadly legalize marijuana took different approaches to regulation that left Oregon with a vast oversupply and Colorado with a well-balanced market. The post Oregon has pot oversupply; Colorado hits the mark appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE