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Colorado’s Green Solution marijuana chain bought by multi-state operator Columbia Care for $140 million

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.

Colorado marijuana regulators finalizing ban on certain additives in cannabis vape products

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.

As “green rush” rolls on, Boulder’s Surna helping make cannabis industry more sustainable

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.

Marijuana industry groups push for regulation amid national vaping-related illness crisis

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.

U.S. House passes bill giving marijuana businesses access to banking

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.

Coastal Commission to discuss Trinidad hotel, Highway 101 and cannabis in Eureka next month

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.

Letters: “Tasting” marijuana is legit (6/15/19)

“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.