Tag Archives: Colorado

Of cannabidiol and chai: Intrepid entrepreneurs ready to bring CBD-enriched products to health food stores

Published: Mar 14, 2018, 5:00 am • Updated: Mar 13, 2018, 11:52 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff ANAHEIM, Calif. — Selling Americans on chai, a spiced black tea with roots in herbal medicine, was a heavy lift for

To boost its economy, one Colorado county embraced marijuana. Did it work?

Published: Mar 13, 2018, 9:45 am • Updated: Mar 13, 2018, 9:52 am By John Ingold, The Denver Post In a groundbreaking new study, a report released Monday from researchers at Colorado State University-Pueblo finds that the marijuana industry provides a net

Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division unveils universal symbol for medical and retail cannabis

Published: Mar 12, 2018, 4:07 pm • Updated: Mar 12, 2018, 4:07 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff Colorado’s Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) Monday released a new symbol to be included on packaging and labeling for all medical and

Colorado Republican congressman wants to reschedule marijuana to allow medical research

Published: Mar 9, 2018, 3:09 pm • Updated: Mar 9, 2018, 3:45 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff After U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Cole Memo in early January, 69 members of Congress, including six of Colorado’s seven members,

New Colorado bill corrects marijuana tax funding error that stiffed RTD, SCFD

Published: Mar 9, 2018, 11:21 am • Updated: Mar 9, 2018, 11:21 am By Karen Antonacci, The Daily Camera Special districts that affect Boulder County residents can now collect marijuana tax revenues again after Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill

Wholesale cannabis prices tumbled in 2017 — and they have yet to hit rock bottom

Published: Mar 8, 2018, 5:00 am • Updated: Mar 7, 2018, 5:12 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff The price of a pound of legal marijuana has been plummeting for 18 months, according to a new report tracking the

Op-ed: Fired baseball coach is right there’s a drug problem — but he’s off-base on marijuana

Published: Mar 2, 2018, 1:36 pm • Updated: Mar 2, 2018, 1:36 pm By Jacquielynn Floyd, The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — Blaming Colorado for the nation’s drug problem is absurd, and heckling an innocent kid over his state’s political

Mistrial declared for Denver cannabis church leaders charged with open and public marijuana consumption

Published: Mar 1, 2018, 5:00 am • Updated: Mar 1, 2018, 8:16 am By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff The prosecution of leaders of a Denver cannabis church on charges of open and public consumption of marijuana didn’t make it

Bill licensing marijuana “tasting rooms” introduced in Colorado legislature

Published: Feb 27, 2018, 12:06 pm • Updated: Feb 27, 2018, 12:54 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff As taprooms are to craft brewers, “tasting rooms” could be to Colorado cannabis purveyors, under a bill introduced late Monday. Existing

Nation’s first social marijuana use license approved by Denver regulators

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 5:38 pm • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 5:43 pm By The Cannabist Staff A Denver coffee shop received city approval Monday for the nation’s first business license to allow marijuana use by patrons, The Denver Post’s

Airport ‘amnesty boxes’ for weed? Denver International Airport doesn’t see the need

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 4:07 pm • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 6:46 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Travelers departing Denver International Airport have received the message “loud and clear” that they’re not supposed to fly with marijuana, airport

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 at least one Colorado marijuana dispensary. No, the

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 key legislative committee Wednesday. The House Finance Committee

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

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

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

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