Cannabis News Box

First licensed R&D firm in Colorado to study benefits of cannabis for Alzheimer’s disease

First licensed R&D firm in Colorado to study benefits of cannabis for Alzheimer’s disease

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 16, 2020

The City of Denver is now presenting cannabis researchers with an opportunity to apply for a research and development (R&D) license. Although this type of licensing was initially introduced following the passage of House Bill 1367 in 2017, municipalities were allowed to opt-in or opt-out; Denver has officially opted in. An R&D fir...

Colorado’s cannabis sales break records with $1.75B in 2019

Colorado’s cannabis sales break records with $1.75B in 2019

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 9, 2020

Colorado's cannabis industry might have looked like it was sinking this time last year. However, based on recently published data from the Colorado Department of Revenue, the state's market is seeing a rapid surge in growth and stability.  In 2019, cannabis retail stores in Colorado pulled in almo...

Nevada governor to ramp up restrictions for legal cannabis marketplace

Nevada governor to ramp up restrictions for legal cannabis marketplace

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 23, 2019

On Friday, October 11, Democratic Governor Steve Sisolak of Nevada revealed that he would be enforcing tighter regulations for the state's budding legal cannabis market. The news comes following reports of foreign national funneling donations towards the election of two political candidates in 2018. Bo...

Colorado cannabis regulators demand mycotoxin testing for all concentrated products

Colorado cannabis regulators demand mycotoxin testing for all concentrated products

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 12, 2019

From September onwards, all medical and recreational cannabis concentrates produced and sold in Colorado must first be tested for mycotoxins. This is per the orders of Colorado regulators, with officials from the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) confirming that the rules will go into effect from...

Recreational cannabis sales are approved in two Colorado towns

Recreational cannabis sales are approved in two Colorado towns

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 21, 2018

A broad scope of cannabis businesses has been approved by voters in one of Colorado’s western towns. On Tuesday, April 3, voters from the northern Colorado town of Berthoud also voted to grant the sale of recreational cannabis products. Medical cannabis retailers are already permitted in the ...

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