Tag Archives: Colorado News

MassRoots shake-up: In wake of abrupt CEO switch, deal to acquire CannaRegs gets nixed

Published: Oct 19, 2017, 9:15 am • Updated: Oct 19, 2017, 3:03 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff MassRoots Inc. went through a massive transition this week. In a span of two days, the Denver-based marijuana tech and social

Colorado’s 2017 marijuana sales reach $1 billion in just eight months

Published: Oct 11, 2017, 5:54 pm • Updated: Oct 11, 2017, 6:17 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Legal marijuana is a bona fide billion-dollar industry in Colorado. And it’s hitting the mark faster than ever. In 2017, Colorado

Time is now to speak up about planned changes to Colorado marijuana regs

Published: Oct 10, 2017, 1:33 pm • Updated: Oct 10, 2017, 1:33 pm By Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff Colorado marijuana regulations are a-changing, and you have a chance to weigh in. The state Marijuana Enforcement Division has opened up

Lucky’s Market takes leap with CBD, now selling hemp extracts nationwide

Published: Oct 9, 2017, 10:57 am • Updated: Oct 9, 2017, 3:06 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff For a brief moment last month, it appeared Target was on track to change the course of cannabidiol sales in the

Denver man sentenced to 80 years in prison for death of teen stealing his marijuana grow

Published: Oct 4, 2017, 3:29 pm • Updated: Oct 4, 2017, 3:54 pm By Kirk Mitchell, The Denver Post A Denver man who shot two boys — killing one and paralyzing the other — when they attempted to steal marijuana

Colorado man gets two-year prison term for role in hash oil explosion

Published: Oct 2, 2017, 5:09 pm • Updated: Oct 3, 2017, 12:44 pm By Amelia Arvesen, Longmont Times-Call A Colorado man charged in connection with a hash oil explosion that burned a shed in Longmont last year was sentenced to two

Two arrested after detectives find 146 marijuana plants in southern Colorado home

Published: Sep 27, 2017, 9:34 pm • Updated: Sep 28, 2017, 2:39 pm By Kieran Nicholson, The Denver Post Two men were arrested and a third is facing possible charges in connection with an illegal marijuana grow and butane hash

Colorado cannabis safety regs eliminate candy-shaped edibles, enlarge potency labels

Published: Sep 27, 2017, 10:02 am • Updated: Sep 27, 2017, 10:40 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Out with the gummy bears, in with the squares … and circles, and triangles and diamonds. On Oct. 1, Colorado no

Denver gets a little help from other states, nations as it hosts annual marijuana regulatory conference

Published: Sep 22, 2017, 1:57 pm • Updated: Sep 22, 2017, 1:57 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Denver once again will play both host and marijuana authority to policy makers from around the globe seeking to learn the

Appeals hearing wraps up on Denver 4/20 organizer’s ban

Published: Sep 20, 2017, 5:47 pm • Updated: Sep 20, 2017, 5:47 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A ruling as to whether Denver’s three-year ban against the organizer of the 4/20 rally will stick or be nipped could

Hearing officer considers Denver 4/20 organizer’s appeal regarding 3-year ban

Published: Sep 19, 2017, 2:05 pm • Updated: Sep 19, 2017, 3:18 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Whether the man behind Denver’s recent 4/20 rally will get another go at the marijuana-centric event will soon rest in the

Milestone for Colorado marijuana: $100M in monthly recreational sales

Published: Sep 12, 2017, 5:37 pm • Updated: Sep 14, 2017, 6:41 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The trend of summer highs for Colorado’s cannabis industry continued in July as monthly recreational sales surpassed the $100 million mark