November, 2018

 

Recall issued for Boulder-grown marijuana after pesticide residues detected

The Colorado Department of Revenue has issued a safety and health advisory after potentially unsafe pesticide residues were found on certain medical marijuana plant material and products. The post Recall issued for Boulder-grown marijuana after pesticide residues detected appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Boulder-based Vera aims to take high energy use out of marijuana cultivation equation

Alex Park and his two partners wanted to grow cannabis commercially without using an excessive amount of energy, a problem that has plagued indoor marijuana cultivation. The post Boulder-based Vera aims to take high energy use out of marijuana cultivation equation appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Marijuana is getting cheaper. For Colorado and some states, that's a problem

Although falling marijuana prices imply that some entrepreneurs are going to go bankrupt, the bigger financial hit will be felt by states that tax marijuana based on its price. The post Marijuana is getting cheaper. For Colorado and some states, that’s a problem appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Man sentenced to 3 years in prison for illegal marijuana operation in San Isabel National Forest

Agents found approximately 13,800 marijuana plants and at least 120 pounds of processed marijuana on 12 acres of federal land. The post Man sentenced to 3 years in prison for illegal marijuana operation in San Isabel National Forest appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Edgewater's $13 million civic center, partly funded by cannabis cash, opens Sunday

This weekend, thanks to its bustling marijuana trade, this tiny city on the western shore of Sloan’s Lake will forge a new civic identity with the opening of a $13 million municipal complex complete with library, police station, fitness center and city offices. The post Edgewater’s $13 million civic center, partly funded by cannabis cash, opens Sunday appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Marijuana is emerging among California's vineyards, offering promise and concern

Marijuana is emerging among the vineyards, not as a rival to the valley’s grapes but as a high-value commodity that could help reinvigorate a fading agricultural tradition along the state’s Central Coast. The post Marijuana is emerging among California’s vineyards, offering promise and concern appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


A cannabis Coke and a smile? Colorado companies hoping to tap infused beverage craze

When Coca-Cola publicly announces it is sizing up business opportunities in a specific industry, people tend to take notice.That was the case with in mid September, when Coke — the world’s largest beverage company, said it was keeping an eye on cannabis infused drinks, with a particular focus on beverages containing the non-psychoactive compound CBD. The post A cannabis Coke and a smile? Colorado companies hoping to tap infused beverage craze appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


New attorney general must protect states' rights on marijuana, Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner says

The next U.S. attorney general is going to have to respect the decision of Colorado and other states to legalize recreational and medical marijuana — at least if Republican Sen. The post New attorney general must protect states’ rights on marijuana, Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner says appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


After long wait, 1st legal marijuana shops on East Coast to open

With its youthful vibe and eclectic mix of culture, a small Massachusetts city seems a logical site for the nation’s first legal recreational marijuana sales east of Colorado. The post After long wait, 1st legal marijuana shops on East Coast to open appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Michigan becomes 10th state to legalize recreational pot; other measures pass in Missouri and Utah

In midterm elections that saw Democrats gain control of the House and reaffirmed Republican control of the Senate, more states also voted to legalize marijuana. The post Michigan becomes 10th state to legalize recreational pot; other measures pass in Missouri and Utah appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE