A party bus — the Dab Space Station — used to take people to concerts and other events as a safe ride so clients could indulge in cannabis and not drive, was set ablaze earlier this month in Lakewood.
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By buying The Green Solution, Columbia Care’s US. empire grows to 74 marijuana dispensaries either open or under development in 13 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico, and 19 cultivation and manufacturing facilities.
Production stopped. Employees were unable to work. Deliveries were unable to completed. Members of the cannabis industry said, just like all the other businesses in Humboldt County, that they were also negatively impacted by the Pacific Gas and Electric Co. power shutoffs last month.
Authorities in Eagle County arrested three men Friday night after finding 82 pounds of marijuana in their car, the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.
Lakewood’s municipal election is awash in developer and marijuana money — two issues that voters in Colorado’s fifth-largest city have already taken stands on at the ballot box.
A sliver of a fraction of Denver and Boulder residents eligible to have their marijuana convictions expunged from the records have been able to do so, data from the cities show.
Infused, A CBD Marketplace opened in downtown Boulder as cannabidiol shifts from dispensaries to general retail.
Colorado’s marijuana regulators are nearing a decision to ban certain additives in cannabis vape products, as states around the country desperately seek solutions amid a national crisis over a mysterious lung disease linked to e-cigarettes and marijuana vape pens.
Legal cannabis cultivation in the United States consumed 1.1 million megawatt hours of electricity in 2017 (enough to power 92,500 homes for a year,) generating 472,000 tons carbon dioxide, according to a 2018 New Frontier Data report.
Colorado marijuana industry members are pushing for new rules and more stringent regulation, including a potential ban on certain additives found in vaping devices, amid a nationwide crisis over a mysterious lung disease linked to e-cigarettes and marijuana vape pens.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that would grant legal marijuana businesses access to banking, a measure that would clear up a longstanding headache for the industry.
A company that provides security services to Colorado marijuana businesses is being sued by a former employee over overtime pay.
The U.S. government will spend $3 million to find out if marijuana can relieve pain, but none of the money will be used to study the part of the plant that gets people high.
In the past week, law enforcement tracked down over 20,807 cannabis plants and 42 firearms, acting on search warrants at alleged illegal cannabis grows in Orleans and Southern Humboldt.
The Fortuna City Council unanimously passed a hemp cultivation moratorium during a special meeting Friday morning. The ordinance was passed 4-0 with Councilmember Mike Johnson absent. The move in Fortuna follows closely on the heels of a similar vote at the county level.
A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates.
Needles has declared itself a sanctuary for gun owners and is looking to the state to exempt the city from certain gun laws.
The California Coastal Commission, which regulates all development along the state’s coast, holds meetings across the state. In August, those meetings will be held at the Wharfinger Building in Eureka, giving locals the opportunity to weigh in on contentious topics, including the Trinidad Rancheria tribe’s proposed hotel, proposed modifications to U.S.
Prop. 64 money funneled to child care vouchers as after school programs struggle to stay afloat.
The War on Drugs destroyed lives and left casualties in its wake in communities across the country. In September, the governor signed Senate Bill 1294 into law, creating state and local equity programs to ensure people who were negatively impacted by the War on Drugs are able to enter the cannabis industry as it becomes […]
While dispensaries are the most visible part of the local cannabis industry, the major driver of the industry’s growth in Eureka and Arcata is manufacturing.
Irvine company reverses stance as pressure from state regulators grows.
But something about chocolate, chemists say, seems to interfere with potency testing.
California schools may soon allow parents to administer medical marijuana to their children on K-12 campuses.
It seems Weedmaps has won its battle with California for the time being. But some repercussions — and further-reaching impacts — might still be brewing.
California banks won’t do business with licensed cannabis businesses, but a few credit unions are stepping in. But cannabis is still largely an all-cash economy — which is inconvenient, inefficient and potentially perilous.
Industry supporters say high taxes and a thriving black market are to blame.
While tribes are free to grow and sell cannabis on their sovereign land now that recreational marijuana is legal in California, there’s no path in state law for Native Americans to join the regulated market.
Voters on Tuesday were deciding whether to make Denver the first U.S. city to decriminalize psilocybin — the psychoactive substance in “magic mushrooms” — and add a new chapter to the city’s role in shaping wider drug policy.
California is among the eight states in which select CVS stores will sell topical products with CBD — such as “creams, sprays, roll-ons, lotions and salves.”
Nearly three years after California voters approved a cannabis legalization bill that promised, among other things, to clarify the issue of driving while high, researchers and law enforcement have few concrete answers about a potentially deadly problem.
Four men were sentenced in the killing of a 26-year-old man who they attempted to rob during a marijuana sale in 2017, according to the Denver District Attorney’s Office.
Looking for a dispensary nearby? Hoping to spark up a romance with a fellow cannabis connoisseur? Just need a post-sesh burrito?
Willie’s Reserve, the Denver-based cannabis brand from singer-songwriter Willie Nelson, unveiled its first partnership with a Colorado musician over the weekend.
The recreational market continues to increase its share of Colorado’s legal marijuana sales, with a new report showing that 66 percent of the total pounds of marijuana flowers and 86 percent of the total units of edibles sold in 2018 were for recreational use.
Two men have been arrested in connection with an illegal marijuana grow operation near a high school in Cripple Creek, according to the Teller County Sheriff’s Office.
Drawn to Colorado by the lure of legal marijuana, Austin Jeffrey Boutain and his wife took a bus ride to Denver from Long Beach, Calif., before launching what police allege was a month-long, two-state crime spree that left a Golden man and a Utah college student dead, Golden police records said.
A 36-year old man, who was on parole for drug offense, was sentenced to 24 years in prison for selling heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana to undercover agents in Jefferson County.
A Marine veteran who dreamed of becoming a police officer was gunned down three years ago while working as a security guard at an Aurora marijuana dispensary.
“Tasting” marijuana is legit Re: “Colorado will allow marijuana delivery and tasting rooms soon,” May 30 news story I’ve read and heard some opinions on marijuana tasting rooms, and I’ve been troubled by the misinformation and double standards compared with alcohol that I’ve encountered.
Robert Corry, a noted marijuana lawyer and advocate, was arrested Friday on investigation of criminal mischief, first-degree kidnapping, aggravated motor vehicle theft and reckless endangerment.
Thirty-four marijuana business burglaries have been reported to Denver police this year and investigators are looking to collar a specific group that has pulled off multiple burglaries.
Its co-owners were sentenced to prison earlier this year and now the last vestiges of the once-vast Sweet Leaf marijuana dispensary network are being plastered over as a new chain takes over its final three locations.
Starting next year, Colorado marijuana customers could begin getting their purchases delivered at home, like pizza. Or using marijuana inside licensed businesses.
Colorado’s prohibition on publicly traded cannabis companies, which dates back to legalization and was preserved by former Gov. John Hickenlooper, is now a relic of the past.
Having announced his retirement last week after 11 NFL seasons, Chris Long is now even more free to speak his mind on the issues that perplex the league (though he never really was afraid of doing that during his playing days, either).
Federal and state law enforcement officers have fanned out across the Denver metro area in a massive black market marijuana grow sting, authorities have said.
It’s become a predictable pattern in the era of legal recreational pot in Colorado. Every year, the state sets a new record for marijuana sales then, 12 months later, –poof — it goes up in smoke and a new record is set.
Colorado’s highest court ruled Monday that police using K9s trained to alert to marijuana now require more evidence about a suspected crime before they can use dogs in a search.
The city’s “Turn Over a New Leaf Program” helps those convicted of low-level marijuana offenses prior to legalization start fresh.