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Man sentenced up to 12 years in prison for two armed robberies of same Denver pot shop

One of four men charged with marijuana store robberies in Denver pleaded guilty Thursday and was sentenced up to 12 years in prions. The post Man sentenced up to 12 years in prison for two armed robberies of same Denver pot shop appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


New monthly high for Nevada pot sales; top projections again

Nevada marijuana sales continue to outpace projections, reaching the highest monthly total in March since recreational sales became legal last July. The post New monthly high for Nevada pot sales; top projections again appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Women look to make mark on male-dominated marijuana industry

When Danielle Schumacher attended her first convention of marijuana activists about 15 years ago, she could count on one hand all the women in a room of older men. The post Women look to make mark on male-dominated marijuana industry appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Los Angeles for tourists: Hollywood, beaches — and pot?

Recreational marijuana sales became legal in California this year, and the industry is targeting tourists as well as locals, with tours, shops, lodging and ads. The post Los Angeles for tourists: Hollywood, beaches — and pot? appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


BDS Analytics, a Boulder-based cannabis data leader, lands $3.5 million investment

Boulder’s BDS Analytics, a leading data repository for the cannabis industry, just landed a cash infusion to fuel its ambitions of national and international expansion. The post BDS Analytics, a Boulder-based cannabis data leader, lands $3.5 million investment appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Denver marijuana tech firm Baker gets scooped up in four-way merger, with IPO planned

Under a four-company merger announced Tuesday, Baker will serve as a key ingredient of Tilt Holdings Inc., a newly formed provider of an assortment of cannabis services, technologies and products to feed the mushrooming multibillion-dollar global cannabis industry. The post Denver marijuana tech firm Baker gets scooped up in four-way merger, with IPO planned appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Marijuana growers turning to hemp as CBD extract explodes

A glut of legal marijuana is driving Oregon pot prices to rock-bottom levels, prompting some nervous growers to start pivoting to another type of cannabis to make ends meet — one that doesn’t come with a high. The post Marijuana growers turning to hemp as CBD extract explodes appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Cancer docs feel unprepared, but recommend marijuana anyway

Nearly half of U.S. cancer doctors who responded to a survey say they’ve recently recommended medical marijuana to patients, although most say they don’t know enough about medicinal use. The post Cancer docs feel unprepared, but recommend marijuana anyway appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Colorado logs $106M in recreational cannabis sales in March

Colorado marijuana shops sold a record $106 million in recreational marijuana during March 2018. In total the stores tallied up $135.2 million in sales during the month, up 3.7 percent from March 2017. The post Colorado logs $106M in recreational cannabis sales in March appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Frisco, Colorado to Vice Media: Don't smoke marijuana in public

Frisco’s marketing department doesn’t have a problem with Vice Media coming to town, but it would like the news and culture site to follow the rules if it returns to film another installment of its marijuana web series “Blunt Reviews.” The post Frisco, Colorado to Vice Media: Don’t smoke marijuana in public appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE