Cannabis News Box

Alaska becomes first state to legalize ‘cannabis cafes’

Alaska becomes first state to legalize ‘cannabis cafes’

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 29, 2019


Filed under News, Social cannabis

Alaska is taking steps to provide cannabis consumers with the privilege of lighting up a joint inside “social consumption” spaces. The state recently passed a law permitting social cannabis consumption inside specially licensed retail locations. This new law would enable people to purchase and smo...

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...

Officials respond to AG Sessions’ regulatory concerns in Colorado

Officials respond to AG Sessions’ regulatory concerns in Colorado

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

August 25, 2017


Filed under Politics, Social cannabis

Colorado officials Gov. John Hickenlooper and Attorney General Cynthia Coffman responded to Attorney General Jeff Session’s letter which questioned the legitimacy of Colorado cannabis program. Both officials said the state handled public safety and health very seriously in terms of the Colorado cannabis program and worked di...

Governor John Hickenlooper