Tag Archives: Colorado News

With Denver’s ban on 4/20 rally organizer upheld, lawyer vows to fight any similar marijuana event

Published: Nov 17, 2017, 2:46 pm • Updated: Nov 17, 2017, 7:00 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff If there’s a 4/20 rally celebrating marijuana in Denver’s Civic Center Park on April 20, 2018, it will likely be under

MassRoots officials: “Right team and right plan” in place for growth

Published: Nov 16, 2017, 5:24 pm • Updated: Nov 16, 2017, 5:30 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff MassRoots Inc.’s new CEO on Thursday sought to put a “weak” quarter and previous leadership in the rear-view mirror, telling investors

Sen. Cory Gardner to co-sponsor federal bill to let canna-businesses take tax deductions

Published: Nov 15, 2017, 10:54 am • Updated: Nov 15, 2017, 11:08 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Senator Cory Gardner, a Republican from Colorado, is backing federal legislation that would allow state-legal marijuana businesses to claim tax deductions

MassRoots quarterly revenue tanks

Published: Nov 14, 2017, 8:34 pm • Updated: Nov 14, 2017, 10:05 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff MassRoots Inc. reported Tuesday that its third-quarter revenue had plunged precipitously and it would need to raise at least $2.5 million

Colorado marijuana shops maintain $136M pace for third straight month

Published: Nov 9, 2017, 4:11 pm • Updated: Nov 9, 2017, 5:27 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado marijuana sales are holding steady. Cannabis shops across the state sold a little more than $136.6 million in flower, edibles,

Complete Colorado election results for 2017 cannabis issues

Published: Nov 8, 2017, 5:11 pm • Updated: Nov 8, 2017, 7:11 pm By Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff A Colorado city known for its cantaloupes will soon be known for its recreational cannabis. Three cities in southern Colorado —

GOP backer of 2012 Colorado marijuana legalization vote: “Experiment in liberty is working”

Published: Nov 7, 2017, 3:16 pm • Updated: Nov 7, 2017, 4:33 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff If Tom Tancredo had it to do over again, he’d still support Colorado’s marijuana-legalizing Amendment 64 – even though he thinks

Garden store a front for career criminal’s marijuana ring, Colorado police say

Published: Nov 2, 2017, 6:53 pm • Updated: Nov 2, 2017, 6:53 pm By Tommy Simmons, The Tribune After months of investigation, Colorado police Wednesday arrested three people in connection with a marijuana trafficking ring they say used a Greeley

MJ Freeway software firm fights cyberattacks, outages, missed deadlines and negative press

Published: Nov 2, 2017, 2:41 pm • Updated: Nov 2, 2017, 3:40 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff It’s been a brutal year for Denver-based MJ Freeway, the pioneering firm that creates “seed-to-sale” tracking and business software for the

Colorado budget proposal calls for new task force to target illegal marijuana ops

Published: Nov 1, 2017, 6:35 pm • Updated: Nov 1, 2017, 6:35 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado aims to establish a state law enforcement unit dedicated to investigating and, ideally, eradicating illegal marijuana grow operations that have

FDA sends warning letters to CBD companies, including Colorado’s CW Hemp

Published: Nov 1, 2017, 11:40 am • Updated: Nov 1, 2017, 2:36 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The Colorado company known for the “Charlotte’s Web” cannabidiol-rich extract and three other businesses that make CBD products were put on

There’s a battle brewing for control of Denver 420 rally

Published: Oct 25, 2017, 7:15 pm • Updated: Oct 25, 2017, 8:01 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff A Colorado cannabis entrepreneur is making a play for control of the Denver 4/20 rally after its controversial aftermath this past

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

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