Actor Sacha Baron Cohen has dropped his lawsuit against a Massachusetts cannabis dispensary that used an image of his character Borat on a billboard without his permission.
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Colorado’s first cannabis bar where tokers can buy and smoke weed onsite recently opened in Denver. Here’s what to expect if you visit JAD’s Mile High Smoke.
Hooper was one of four rural Colorado towns — stretching across 430 miles from the Kansas border to the New Mexico line — to reject cannabis sales at the ballot box April 5.
The feds on Thursday moved on a long-awaited plan to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars, citing the toll on Black smokers and young people.
Accidental THC poisoning cases in children under age 9 continued to increase after Colorado legalized marijuana use, even with packaging regulations.
The Cannabis Control Commission has been without a chairperson for a week as the agency acknowledged Monday that Chairman Steven Hoffman resigned from the job effective April 25.
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The hunt is on for who will be the next federal industry leader, perhaps another member from the Colorado delegation will step in (ehem, Sen.
An event in Denver celebrating cannabis culture will limit the age of festival-goers to 21 and older next year after parents complained, citing concerns about youth exposure to weed.
After a social media post promoting Denver’s signature Mile High 420 Fest sparked backlash among locals, the city of Denver took to its official accounts Tuesday to remind tokers that smoking weed in public is against the law.
Additionally, Method Man will be visit two Denver dispensaries this afternoon to celebrate 420 before his performance at Red Rocks.
The common colloquialism on the well known stoner holiday April 20 is to light one up. But if you’re not interested in smoking, the second most popular way to celebrate is eating some THC-infused edibles.
The owner of JAD’s Mile High Smoke invites you to experience the “future of cannabis” — a public space where you can purchase and smoke/eat/drink weed with like-minded individuals.
You’ve likely seen phrases like “full spectrum” or “solvent-free” on your cannabis products lately. And we’re here to help you understand what they mean.
On about 600 occasions in 2019, state marijuana industry regulators sent hired operatives, aged 18 to 20, into Colorado dispensaries to check that the law barring sales to people under 21 was being followed.
Federal regulators pass a bill to remove marijuana from the controlled substances act.
Former Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia II was supposed to report to a federal medium security prison in Berlin, New Hampshire, to start serving a six-year sentence on Tuesday.
The Massachusetts Senate passed a sweeping cannabis bill that aims to clarify some terms of a ballot initiative first passed by voters in 2016, while promoting equity in the industry.
GORHAM, Maine (AP) — The robbery of an estimated $59,000 worth of weed products from a Maine marijuana business in October is just one of a string of weed-related burglaries in New England that police suspect are being organized by the same group.
“It’s put me in a frame of mind where I can be at peace with myself, my family, my dear friends,” Tyson told the Herald.
Did you know Denver’s Seed & Smith offers a grow tour? It’s like a brewery tour, but for weed.
One package from Puerto Rico, which Herron had told a supervisor at the post office that he suspected had a “brick of cocaine” in it, according to a postal inspector affidavit, had 271 grams of cocaine in it which Herron sold to a drug dealer for $4,000.
LOWELL — The news landed like a thunderous Mike Tyson right hook. Tyson, the youngest heavyweight champion in boxing history, is coming to Lowell.
Excise taxes for marijuana sold for adult recreational use exceeded alcohol excise taxes for the first time in Massachusetts, reflecting growing marijuana sales that reached $2.54 billion, according to the Cannabis Control Commission.
Massachusetts is still riding the fiscal high of legalized marijuana, and Monday’s thumbs-up in the Joint Committee on Cannabis Policy to new legislation shows the Legislature is in no hurry to tap the brakes.
Attorney General Maura Healey’s completely predictable move to the left is designed to ward off her liberal Democratic challengers but it clashes with reality and may come with a cost in a general election.
“The intent of the initiative that was passed by voters was to allow these, dependent upon the vote of the people of a community,” said Jim Borghesani, spokesperson for the 2016 ballot question to bring recreational marijuana to Massachusetts, and a consultant for the cannabis industry.
While this is the first such explosion in Pittsfield, local fire Chief Thomas Sammons said he worries about them becoming more common since cannabis was legalized and more people may want to experiment with oil extraction through the means of dangerous flammable liquids and gasses.
A Colorado marijuana company with global ambitions aims to expand into Tanzania, with the goal of eventually breaking into the European market.
Canadian-based cannabis company Tilray purchased the Breckenridge Distillery at the end of 2021.
Colorado’s marijuana industry can celebrate 2021 as a record-breaking year with over $2.22 billion in sales. The new milestone follows a trend that’s grown since marijuana sales started in January 2014.
Colorado’s marijuana companies aren’t immune to the supply chain disruptions testing industries worldwide, with some feeling the squeeze on packaging, nutrients and more.
Colorado’s cannabis entrepreneurs can look forward to a new technical assistance program aimed at providing education on business development within the industry.
A Cap Hill mansion-turned-B&B, an existing private club in RiNo and a new addition to South Broadway’s “Green Mile” are the first three businesses to apply for a marijuana hospitality license from the city of Denver.
Almost 17% of regulated marijuana business owners in Colorado identify as minorities, according to new data by the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division, but one Black entrepreneur contests that there’s much more work to be done.
With substances like marijuana increasingly playing a role in impaired driving crashes, a string of law enforcement officials and their allies on Tuesday urged lawmakers to expand the tools available to rein in drugged motorists.
A 36-year-old Boston man will do time for illegal marijuana dealing and falsifying his taxes after failing to pay more than $150,000 in income taxes.
New research showing cannabis compounds could blunt the virus that causes COVID-19 can really toke one’s breath away.
In 2016, Massachusetts became the first state east of the Mississippi River to legalize adult-use cannabis. Five years later, we have fallen asleep at the wheel when it comes to updating the state’s ineffective OUI laws against drugged driving.
DENVER — Inside a small garage near Golden is another potential budding American success story.
“We’re creating an entirely new class of cannabis professional. Something that doesn’t exist in the industry today, to be a voice for true quality.” Derek Gilman
“I don’t see any reason why we wouldn’t have our annuals by now. We’ve filled out all the forms. We’ve done everything.
At least one lender has opened the door to buying, refinancing and pulling cash out if your income comes from the marijuana industry
Elevating your dishes means something different when you incorporate this very special ingredient on Thanksgiving.
Stoned driving legislation has been a steady companion of sports betting bills on the Massachusetts Legislature’s back burner, where the flame is barely lit.
Colorado will impose stricter rules for the purchase of medical marijuana starting Jan. 1 following several months of deliberation over how to execute a new state law meant largely to limit young people’s access to and abuse of high-potency THC products.
Gov. Charlie Baker, frustrated by lawmakers’ inaction more than five years after the legalization of recreational pot, is making a second attempt to cut down on stoned driving.
Medical marijuana, used to treat everything from chronic pain to Parkinson’s Disease to PTSD, is still not covered by medical insurance, a cost some say is prohibitively expensive to patients who rely on the drug.
A group of religious and civic leaders plans to voice their opposition next week to a proposed marijuana warehouse and courier service in Grove Hall, a neighborhood made up predominantly of people of color.
A Boston-area pot company that with much aplomb hired former state Rep. Marie St. Fleur and onetime Suffolk Assistant District Attorney Amy McNamee to run its operation apparently has had a spectacular falling out with the pair, who are now suing on allegations that the weed investors didn’t pay them.