Tag Archives: Colorado

MJ Freeway discloses another cyberattack on the firm, affecting cannabis businesses

Published: Nov 28, 2017, 2:15 pm • Updated: Nov 28, 2017, 2:37 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff MJ Freeway, one of the first companies to create “seed-to-sale” tracking and business software for the legal cannabis industry, has just

High Minded podcast by The Cannabist | S01E03

Published: Nov 22, 2017, 4:56 pm • Updated: Nov 22, 2017, 5:12 pm By Vincent Chandler, The Cannabist Staff Welcome to High Minded by The Cannabist, our podcast diving into the stories, news and voices shaping a new billion-dollar industry.

New rules for Colorado marijuana industry focus on boosting research, consumer safety

Published: Nov 21, 2017, 6:42 pm • Updated: Nov 21, 2017, 6:42 pm By Alicia Wallace and Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff Changes to the rules governing Colorado’s cannabis industry go into effect Jan. 1, including a groundbreaking path for

MassRoots founder initiates proxy battle to overthrow marijuana firm’s board, leadership

Published: Nov 20, 2017, 3:31 pm • Updated: Nov 20, 2017, 5:18 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The embattled former CEO of MassRoots Inc. launched a counteroffensive against the firm that is now suing him. MassRoots founder Isaac

MassRoots sues founder, former CEO, alleging “serious misconduct”

Published: Nov 20, 2017, 1:56 pm • Updated: Nov 20, 2017, 5:35 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff MassRoots Inc. last month jettisoned its CEO for alleged “serious misconduct” — claims of sex, drugs and misuse of funds —

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

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

More veterans parlaying their military skills into cannabis careers

Published: Nov 10, 2017, 10:00 am • Updated: Nov 10, 2017, 10:09 am By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff Chad Drew considers himself a veteran of not only the Air Force but also the cannabis industry. The 41-year-old is sales

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

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

Cannabis ads have landed at a busy California airport

Published: Nov 1, 2017, 5:57 pm • Updated: Nov 1, 2017, 8:12 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff A cannabis company has an important announcement for travelers departing one of California’s busiest airports. “Cannabis is legal. Traveling with it is

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

Prohibitionist Post: 125 years covering Colorado’s love-hate affair with alcohol and cannabis

Published: Oct 16, 2017, 7:09 am • Updated: Oct 16, 2017, 12:36 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff Denver has long been a premier spot for getting wasted. Back in 1859, the Denver City was founded when land speculators

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