Category Archives: 420 News

Cannabist 2018 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Published: Feb 12, 2018, 12:57 pm • Updated: Feb 12, 2018, 1:45 pm By Lindsey Bartlett, The Cannabist Staff Candles aren’t the only things getting lit this Valentine’s Day. Show your cannabis-loving partner that you care — and fire up

Per-capita recreational marijuana sales sky high in Colorado’s southern border communities

Published: Feb 9, 2018, 6:41 pm • Updated: Feb 9, 2018, 6:47 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado’s southern border communities led the the state in 2017 per-capita cannabis sales — by a country mile. While the bulk

Proposal for Denver’s first marijuana club takes early steps

Published: Feb 9, 2018, 4:57 pm • Updated: Feb 11, 2018, 1:23 pm By Kathleen Foody, The Associated Press DENVER — Owners of a Colorado business seeking to be among the nation’s first legal marijuana clubs made an initial public

Colorado marijuana sales hit $1.5 billion in 2017

Published: Feb 9, 2018, 2:49 pm • Updated: Feb 9, 2018, 3:24 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado marijuana shops raked in $1.5 billion in sales during 2017, according to data released Friday by the Colorado Department of

First marijuana spa in U.S. applies to operate in historic Denver mansion

Published: Feb 9, 2018, 12:11 pm • Updated: Feb 9, 2018, 2:50 pm By Lindsey Bartlett, The Cannabist Staff A historic mansion blocks from Colorado’s state Capitol could soon be the home of the nation’s first legal marijuana spa. Utopia

Here’s why parents should talk to their kids about marijuana use

Published: Feb 9, 2018, 11:27 am • Updated: Feb 9, 2018, 11:50 am By David Frese, The Kansas City Star Eighteen-year-old Kansas Citian Keyonna Brown said when she was growing up, her parents didn’t talk to her about smoking marijuana.

Marijuana will be “way bigger” than craft beer, Lagunitas Brewing founder tells cannabis industry leaders

Published: Feb 7, 2018, 5:54 pm • Updated: Feb 7, 2018, 6:04 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A former Budweiser executive was “way, way wrong” when he likened the cannabis industry to craft beer, the founder of Lagunitas

Cannabis industry analytics firm New Frontier Data buys Hemp Business Journal

Published: Feb 7, 2018, 10:29 am • Updated: Feb 7, 2018, 10:29 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Cannabis data clearinghouse New Frontier Data has made a move to bring hemp into its fold with the acquisition of Denver-based

Denver cannabiz-focused credit union gets OK from Federal Reserve — with conditions

Published: Feb 6, 2018, 3:35 pm • Updated: Feb 6, 2018, 5:50 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A Denver credit union aiming to serve the marijuana industry has received a Federal Reserve Bank’s blessing — albeit a conditional

One month after Sessions marijuana memo, where do U.S. attorneys stand on legal weed?

Published: Feb 5, 2018, 5:57 pm • Updated: Feb 5, 2018, 6:07 pm By Bruce Kennedy and Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff It’s been a month since U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Cole Memo, Obama-era Department of Justice

Canadian medical marijuana firm begins sell-off of U.S. cannabis assets

Published: Feb 2, 2018, 10:43 am • Updated: Feb 2, 2018, 10:56 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff As Canada’s stock exchanges and securities regulators grow increasingly concerned about the state of legal cannabs south of the border, a

MassRoots now headquartered in Denver co-working space, repaying its debt obligations, CEO tells shareholders

Published: Feb 1, 2018, 5:36 pm • Updated: Feb 1, 2018, 5:52 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Marijuana tech firm MassRoots Inc. has relocated its corporate headquarters to a Denver co-working space after being evicted from its office

The Cannabist’s SmokeSongs: A New Leaf

Published: Jan 31, 2018, 4:20 pm • Updated: Jan 31, 2018, 4:31 pm By Ian Gassman, Special to The Cannabist As the first month of 2018 drops into history like the big, glittering ball it rolled in on, optimists may

Local Colorado officials lead new national coalition challenging Sessions’ Cole Memo moves

Published: Jan 31, 2018, 2:38 pm • Updated: Jan 31, 2018, 3:40 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Elected officials from across Colorado are leading a national coalition of state politicians asking U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to convene

California cannabis ‘logjam’ softens sales at Scotts Miracle-Gro

Published: Jan 31, 2018, 8:04 am • Updated: Jan 31, 2018, 10:01 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Hydroponics products now account for more than one-third of Scotts Miracle-Gro’s sales, but the lawn-and-garden company’s foray into the ancillary wings

Colorado marijuana deliveries could be arriving this fall, if legislature agrees

Published: Jan 30, 2018, 2:27 pm • Updated: Jan 30, 2018, 4:16 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado legislators are taking another spin through marijuana delivery regulations. A new bill aims to establish a marijuana delivery pilot program

Trump sees ‘carnage’ from American drug use but major cities actually getting safer

Published: Jan 29, 2018, 12:00 pm • Updated: Jan 29, 2018, 12:00 pm By Nick Miroff, The Washington Post The use of illegal narcotics in the United States has varied over the years, but by many accounts – including the

Steel-cut Oatmeal with the Works: Wake and bake in a wholesome way

Published: Jan 27, 2018, 8:07 am • Updated: Jan 26, 2018, 4:21 pm By Laurie Wolf, The Cannabist Staff Try to use the best-quality oatmeal you can afford because it really does make a difference. Steel-cut oats are nice and

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