TOP MARIJUANA NEWS
From an Aug. 13 report by The Cannabist’s Ricardo Baca:
Colorado’s monthly recreational cannabis sales topped $50 million for the first time, according to new data from the Colorado Department of Revenue.
The retail pot sales figures for June 2015 also saw their largest-ever month-over-month increase, adding credibility to 2014 trends that hinted at marijuana sales spiking in Colorado tourism’s high seasons of summer and winter. READ MORE
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From an Aug. 14 report by The Cannabist’s Ricardo Baca:
Even though issues surrounding the public consumption and social use of marijuana in Colorado are still plentiful, event planners in the Mile High are still finding ways to get high together. And the state’s most recently announced event, a 420-friendly Harvest Dinner complete with a celebrity chef, will surely grab its share of headlines.
On Sept. 10, Boulder-based “Top Chef” champion Hosea Rosenberg will prepare a four-course dinner — with “each plate accompanied by its own cannabis and cocktail pairing,” according to a media release — for guests at the scenic Shupe Homestead in Boulder County, about 30 minutes north of Denver. READ MORE
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