Colorado Girl Scouts can now sell cookies outside marijuana dispensaries

Colorado Girl Scouts can now sell cookies outside marijuana dispensaries

Published: Feb 16, 2018, 2:21 pm • Updated: Feb 16, 2018, 2:58 pm By Lindsey Bartlett and Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff Girl Scout Cookies are now available at the site of More »

Federal appeals court hears hemp industry lawsuit challenging DEA’s position on CBD

Federal appeals court hears hemp industry lawsuit challenging DEA’s position on CBD

Published: Feb 15, 2018, 5:24 pm • Updated: Feb 15, 2018, 5:33 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The fate of a federal rule viewed by hemp advocates as an existential More »

Netflix cancels marijuana sitcom “Disjointed”

Netflix cancels marijuana sitcom “Disjointed”

Published: Feb 15, 2018, 1:00 pm • Updated: Feb 15, 2018, 1:09 pm By Lindsey Bartlett, The Cannabist Staff Netflix is extinguishing pot comedy “Disjointed” after just one season. The Chuck Lorre-produced More »

Feds working on new marijuana banking guidance, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin tells Congress

Feds working on new marijuana banking guidance, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin tells Congress

Published: Feb 15, 2018, 11:29 am • Updated: Feb 15, 2018, 12:00 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff Issuing updated marijuana banking guidance is “at the top of the list” for More »

Police say hundreds of illegal marijuana shops operate in LA

Police say hundreds of illegal marijuana shops operate in LA

Published: Feb 15, 2018, 9:54 am • Updated: Feb 15, 2018, 9:56 am By Michael Balsamo, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles has issued licenses to nearly 100 marijuana More »

Molson Coors calls legal marijuana a “risk factor” for its beer business

Molson Coors calls legal marijuana a “risk factor” for its beer business

Published: Feb 14, 2018, 4:36 pm • Updated: Feb 14, 2018, 4:36 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Molson Coors Brewing Co. now considers legal cannabis a potential “risk factor” to More »

Bill creating Colorado marijuana delivery pilot program rolls forward

Bill creating Colorado marijuana delivery pilot program rolls forward

Published: Feb 14, 2018, 1:28 pm • Updated: Feb 14, 2018, 3:36 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A bill creating a marijuana delivery pilot program in Colorado rolled through a More »

Trial begins for advocates suing Sessions and the DEA over marijuana’s Schedule I status

Trial begins for advocates suing Sessions and the DEA over marijuana’s Schedule I status

Published: Feb 14, 2018, 11:03 am • Updated: Feb 14, 2018, 3:07 pm By Karen Matthews, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Army veteran Jose Belen says the horrors of the More »

 

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

“Colas the size of my forearm’: Organigram’s indoor cannabis grow-house yielding impressive plants

Published: Jan 26, 2018, 5:07 pm • Updated: Jan 26, 2018, 5:07 pm By Victoria Dekker, Civilized Life A uniformed jungle of cannabis plants sway like heavy pendulums in an airlocked grow room where everything – from light, to heat,

Is X Games ready to embrace Aspen’s extreme marijuana scene?

Published: Jan 26, 2018, 1:38 pm • Updated: Jan 26, 2018, 2:58 pm By Katie Shapiro, The Cannabist Staff Recreational cannabis has been legal in Colorado since Jan. 1, 2014, but as what I like to call the “headquarters of

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Rep. Jared Polis head up bipartisan letter to Trump urging him to restore Cole Memo

Published: Jan 26, 2018, 12:05 pm • Updated: Jan 26, 2018, 12:05 pm By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff A bicameral, bipartisan coalition of Congressional leaders Thursday asked President Donald Trump to direct Attorney General Jeff Sessions to reinstate the

Wholesale cannabis prices hit historic lows in January, but don’t blame Sessions

Published: Jan 25, 2018, 3:52 pm • Updated: Jan 25, 2018, 4:19 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff The price of a pound of legal marijuana plummeted in January, according to a new report tracking the commodity’s U.S. spot

Denver hydroponics retail chain expands to New England, improves positioning in legal cannabis states

Published: Jan 24, 2018, 5:08 pm • Updated: Jan 24, 2018, 5:09 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff GrowGeneration Corp., a Denver-based chain of hydroponic retail stores, planted some East Coast roots Wednesday by snapping up a hydroponic equipment

TD Ameritrade CEO notes ‘pronounced’ increase in cannabis, blockchain trading activity

Published: Jan 24, 2018, 3:41 pm • Updated: Jan 24, 2018, 4:45 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Cannabis securities may be a blip in TD Ameritrade’s daily trade volume, but that blip got noticeably bigger in the latter

Could Sessions’ marijuana policy shift benefit the cannabis industry in 2018?

Published: Jan 24, 2018, 1:23 pm • Updated: Jan 24, 2018, 1:24 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff Uncertainty interjected into the cannabis industry earlier this month by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions could create new opportunities for the

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