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Longmont police arrest man, two juveniles in marijuana robbery

Longmont police on Friday arrested an adult man and two juveniles, alleging they beat and robbed a man for his marijuana. The post Longmont police arrest man, two juveniles in marijuana robbery appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Marijuana seizures on Colorado public land nearly doubled in 2017

Last year, the long arm of the law pulled a record number of marijuana plants from public lands in the state. The post Marijuana seizures on Colorado public land nearly doubled in 2017 appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


California pot products seeing big safety testing failure rate

Nearly 20 percent of marijuana products in California have failed tests for potency and purity since the state started requiring the checks on July 1, a failure rate some in the industry say has more to do with unrealistic standards and technical glitches than protecting consumer safety. The post California pot products seeing big safety testing failure rate appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


Boulder couple to open locally sourced CBD boutique

Boulder couple Jessica and Ed Bates are opening a new CBD boutique that will be stocked with products made from hemp grown right down the road from future store location. The post Boulder couple to open locally sourced CBD boutique appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


It's time for Colorado to update it marijuana laws

Colorado has done an admirable job of implementing the legalization of medical and retail marijuana, creating a stable regulatory environment in which the industry can grow, while protecting the public health and safety. The post It’s time for Colorado to update it marijuana laws appeared first on The Cannabist. READ MORE HERE


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