A customer purchases marijuana at La Conte's Clone Bar & Dispensary in Denver while taking part in a Colorado pot tour hosted by My 420 Tours on Dec. 6, 2014. The tour included stops at a grow facility, marijuana shop and a glass gallery. (Denver Post file)

Cannabist Show: He covers pot banking; She paints and puffs

Our guests on The Cannabist Show this week: Denver Post investigative reporter Dave Migoya, who covers pot banking, and Colorado ganjapreneur Heidi Keyes, who is the founder of Puff, Pass & Paint.

“Waking Up with Mountains in My Eyes," an acrylic on canvas by artist Heidi Keyes
“Waking Up with Mountains in My Eyes,” an acrylic on canvas by artist Heidi Keyes, hosts private marijuana-friendly studio sessions Puff, Pass & Paint. (Courtesy of Heidi Keyes)
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TOP NEWS

From an Aug. 5 report by Cannabist editor Ricardo Baca:

Remember when police in Santa Ana, Calif., raided an unpermitted medical marijuana dispensary and then trashed the business’ visible security cameras before kicking back in the empty shop — playing games of darts, possibly sampling the store’s cannabis-infused goods and saying they wanted to kick the shop’s 54-year-old wheelchair-bound amputee manager “in her f—ing nub”?

Now three of the unidentified Santa Ana police officers and their union are suing to keep the incriminating video footage away from an internal affairs investigation looking into the happenings at Sky High Holistics on May 26. READ MORE

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From an Aug. 4 report by The Associated Press:

A Kentucky sheriff’s office has posted a flyer on its Facebook page asking drug dealers to turn in their rivals.

Multiple media outlets report the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office posted the flyer Monday afternoon. It features an image of a marijuana leaf and says, “Is your drug dealing competition costing you money? We offer a free service to help you eliminate your drug competition!” READ MORE

POT QUIZ

Test your knowledge about The Princeton Review’s rankings for 420-friendly colleges, a cannabis church that is suing over a religious freedom law and medical marijuana on the East Coast.

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