Amazon and Riverside County recently announced they’re changing how they screen most prospective employees.
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Seven years after the first recreational pot shops opened for business in Colorado, youth aren’t smoking more weed, older adults are blazing more and marijuana-related arrests are way down — but Black Coloradans are still much more likely to get in trouble for cannabis offenses, according to a state report released Monday.
BOSTON (AP) — Home-delivered marijuana has arrived in Massachusetts.
Looking to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations as case numbers in Los Angeles County surge upward, a community coalition in Long Beach plans to offer one free marijuana joint to the first 150 city residents 21 and older who get the jab at an upcoming one-day pop-up clinic.
Could the brewery wade into cannabis beers? “Never say never,” says the co-founder.
Corvain Cooper is working to help free others who are still behind bars for marijuana convictions. And he’s fighting to find a place in the licensed cannabis sector for himself and others like him, who helped pave the way for a multibillion dollar industry that became legal in California and a dozen other states while he was serving time.
Major League Baseball’s All-Star Week has landed in Denver, and you don’t need a game ticket to get in on the action.
Two Massachusetts men were sentenced on Tuesday for trying to hold up a person selling marijuana in Maine, authorities said.
Dominique Wogan, a Castle Rock man who shot and killed his partner in a black-market marijuana scheme, was sentenced to 36 years in prison, according to an 18th Judicial District news release issued Wednesday.
Four people were arrested after a teenage lifeguard at a Worcester pond was beaten and stabbed, police said. Worcester officers responded to Bell Pond in the city at about 6:30 p.m. for a report of several males attacking the lifeguard on duty, police said in a statement.
Democrats run Congress. Most Americans want it. Even Clarence Thomas thinks the federal ban on cannabis is dumb. But the federal politics of weed remain murky.
A 28-year-old Dorchester man is accused of receiving dozens of cocaine packages in the mail from fake addresses in Puerto Rico, Boston Police said on Wednesday.
The parking lot of Monkey Barrel is lined with white pop-up tents run by rotating vendors, food trucks and more during the Northside Market.
Libertarianism took root a half-century ago in a Westminster living room, and the third-largest political party in the U.S. is still looking for a foothold in the mainstream.
Black market marijuana organizations, including two with ties to Chinese crime organizations, pick expensive homes in suburban subdivisions to hide their grows.
Federal and local law enforcement on Thursday announced the takedown of a black market marijuana and money laundering scheme in Colorado — an operation comprising 21 individuals growing millions of dollars worth of illicit pot across metro Denver and funneling their profits back to China through social media apps.
Forty years after start of AIDS epidemic triggered fight for medical marijuana access, LGBTQ community remains at forefront of cannabis activism.
Amazon said it will stop testing jobseekers for marijuana.
Transportation is one of several major bills headed to the finish line in the Colorado legislature before the session ends.
Amazon will no longer test many prospective employees for marijuana use prior to employment, as more states where the company operates continue to legalize the plant.
The state’s most substantial marijuana-regulation policy since legalization cleared the Colorado House on Thursday. It would restrict teens’ access to high-THC products and tighten rules for medical marijuana.
It took almost two years for Jose Palomar to be allowed back in the U.S. and be reunited with his wife and four children.
Denver begins accepting new applications for cannabis business licenses next month — but not for certain neighborhoods.
A Hyde Park man accused of murdering a man who tried to buy marijuana from him last year was ordered held without bail Monday.
Terrence Hewing was working for a package delivery company in 2007 when police approached his cargo van in suburban Denver.
One of the country’s biggest legal marijuana companies is ready to open a pot supermarket in downtown Boston — possibly as soon as later this week, the Herald has learned.
Cannabis industry insiders say a push by federal lawmakers to allow banks to provide services to pot shops in states where they are legal “can’t happen soon enough.”
A point-of-sale system powering Colorado dispensaries went down Tuesday on the biggest marijuana holiday of the year.
For decades, April 20 has been recognized as an unofficial marijuana holiday in Colorado and around the country. While this year’s “4/20” may not be marked by large public rallies or concerts due to enduring COVID-19 safety restrictions, there are plenty of reasons for the cannabis community to celebrate – including recent legalization announcements in New Mexico, New York, and Virginia – and for cannabis industry workers to be recognized.
The SAFE Banking Act has been introduced every Congress since 2013 by Rep. Ed Perlmutter. On Monday, the House passed the bill that would allow credit unions and banks to work with cannabis companies, but the Senate will be the true test.
Denver’s about to become even more marijuana-friendly this summer, with weed delivery likely starting this summer.
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Having someone dedicated to the task – who can issue citations daily instead of once a week – may prove more successful, and would likely speed up the process, officials said.
Steve Fox spearheaded legalizing recreational marijuana in Colorado in 2012 and helped give rise to the massive legal cannabis industry in the state and across the country.
Planet 13 hopes to fill the Orange County positions by July when the superstore is slated to open.
Denver’s marijuana industry would change with proposals to allow weed delivery, cannabis lounges and lift the cap on the number of recreational dispensaries in town, as well as push for equity.
The Cannabis Control Commission is launching an online catalog of the myriad marijuana products available at the state’s pot shops and dispensaries to help cops, parents and regulators alike tell the difference between what’s legal, and what’s not.
A ten-year moratorium on marijuana sales has been overturned by voters in Grand Junction.
Researchers did find minor violations of state law at some legal shops. But they say the illicit market is a far bigger problem.
If you wanted your high-country license plate to be even “higher,” now is your chance.
New York adults over the age of 21 can now possess and use marijuana — even in public — under a legalization bill signed Wednesday by Gov.
Good help is hard to find. President Biden should keep that in mind considering dozens of White House staffers are being disciplined, released and asked to resign for past marijuana use, according to several press reports.
Nearly five years after voters legalized cannabis, CHP task force recommends series of steps to combat impaired driving.
Colorado Democrat’s bill to loosen cannabis banking regulations has been introduced every year since 2013 and is likely to pass the U.S.
Colorado’s marijuana industry hit a milestone in January, topping $10 billion in sales since the legal market got off the ground in 2014.
Lawmakers are working on what could be the biggest marijuana legislation in Colorado since recreational cannabis was legalized in 2012, with the possibility of a THC potency cap, a requirement that people seek medical cards in person only and strategies to more strictly enforce purchasing limits.
Charlotte Figi died last April after contracting what her family suspects was COVID-19, but her legacy lives in on in the medical marijuana reform she helped inspire through her journey with cannabidiol, or CBD.
Dispensary employees are front-line medical workers just like doctors and nurses, the state says. But not all counties are allowing them to get shots just yet.
Despite a global pandemic that disrupted many facets of commerce, Colorado’s marijuana industry experienced its most lucrative year on record with $2.2 billion in sales in 2020.