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Denver’s Cannabis policy director divulges details of operating America’s first legal recreational market

Denver’s Cannabis policy director divulges details of operating America’s first legal recreational market

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 20, 2019


Filed under Culture

Denver, Colorado's capital and largest city, boasts the biggest concentration of recreational cannabis stores in the state. Since launching adult-use cannabis sales back in 2014, the director of Denver’s Department of Excise and Licenses and the agency’s Office of Marijuana Policy, Ashley Kilroy,...

These seven U.S. states may have billion-dollar cannabis markets by 2022

These seven U.S. states may have billion-dollar cannabis markets by 2022

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The U.S. cannabis industry is progressing at a colossal place. More than two-thirds of U.S. States have now legalized the plant for medicinal and/or recreational use and sale. With this rise in legalization comes an almighty economic boost. In fact, according to new data from ArcView Market Research ...

Colorado net cannabis sales amount hit $1.5 billion in 2017

Colorado net cannabis sales amount hit $1.5 billion in 2017

Annureet Kaur

February 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Social cannabis

According to recent data by Colorado Department of Revenue, Colorado dispensaries accounted for $1.5 billion in medical and social cannabis sales in 2017. Out of $1.5 billion, adult use cannabis sales amounted to $1 billion in net sales, while medical sales came in at $416.52 million. The state finance...

Colorado Governor looking to dismiss all non-violent cannabis related offenses

Colorado Governor looking to dismiss all non-violent cannabis related offenses

Annureet Kaur

February 6, 2018


Filed under News, Social cannabis

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper intends to follow California's footsteps to dismiss non-violent cannabis offenses. In an interview with news network Cheddar, the Governor discussed how he's looking into dismissing cannabis related non-violent convictions "case by case." "It's roughly about 40 cases...

Colorado wants to start delivering cannabis, if legislature agrees

Colorado wants to start delivering cannabis, if legislature agrees

Annureet Kaur

January 31, 2018


Filed under Culture, Medical cannabis, News

A new Colorado bill intends to start a pilot program for cannabis delivery, allowing legal medical and social cannabis to be home delivered. A similar bill sponsored by Rep. Jonathan Singer, Rep. Jovan Melton, and Sen. Tim Neville, who also sponsored this year's bill, was vetoed last year by Colorado...

California congresswoman introduces legislation to replace Cole Memo

California congresswoman introduces legislation to replace Cole Memo

Annureet Kaur

January 16, 2018


Filed under Medical cannabis, News, Social cannabis

Attorney General Jeff Sessions' decision to repeal the Cole Memo last week is seeming like less and less of a threat to the cannabis industry after House representatives are finding other ways to replace the memo. First cannabis entrepreneurs called Sessions' order to repeal the Cole Memo a mere publicity...

Colorado Congress members send letter to US Attorney General to reinstate Cole Memo

Colorado Congress members send letter to US Attorney General to reinstate Cole Memo

Annureet Kaur

January 10, 2018


Filed under Social cannabis

Colorado congress members wrote a letter to US Attorney General Jeff Sessions urging him to reconsider the rescission of the Cole Memo. Democratic representatives Jared Polis, Diana DeGette and Ed Perlmutter, and Republican Rep. Mike Coffman signed the letter to Attorney General Sessions. In it, they...

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