DENVER, Dec. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Denver Police Department and several partnering agencies today conducted an enforcement operation at eight Denver-area Sweet Leaf Marijuana Center locations. The operation is the result of an extensive, year-long criminal investigation into illegal distribution of marijuana at those locations.
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DENVER, Dec. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Women Grow, LLC, the cannabis industry’s largest professional networking organization, is poised to welcome thousands back to Denver for its Fourth Annual Leadership Summit from Feb. 1–2, 2018, at the Westin Denver Downtown.
While the Evergreen state launched its Washington marijuana data dashboard back in 2015, the Centennial State is just now getting around to releasing its Colorado marijuana sales data.
An organization of marijuana legalization opponents in Arizona has commissioned anti-marijuana billboards in the Phoenix area. Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy is responding to pro-marijuana billboards put up this past October by Weedmaps, a marijuana locating app.
DENVER, Colo., Dec. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Effective immediately, the Colorado Department of Revenue (CDOR) is releasing statewide historical marijuana sales data from January 2014 to the present and will release monthly reports going forward on the seventh business day of every month.
Colorado teens are using marijuana at the lowest rate in a decade, and the rates at which the same group of children are using it continues to decline.
DENVER, Dec. 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), the only national trade association representing the legal marijuana industry, announces Tony Magee, Founder and Executive Chairman of Lagunitas Brewing Company, as the keynote speaker for Seed to Sale Show®, returning to the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO from February 7-8, 2018.
DENVER, Dec. 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – As more cannabis consumers seek out purified cannabinoids and alternatives to smoking, vaporizing or consuming edibles, Verra Wellness’ suite of purified cannabinoid products for the medical and adult-use marijuana markets is now available in Colorado.
BROOMFIELD, Colo., Dec. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) is announcing that four industrial hemp seed varieties have passed the statewide THC validation and observation trial and are now eligible to be grown by the Colorado Seed Growers Association for production of “CDA Approved Certified Seed.”
A Republican senator from a state where marijuana is legal is pushing this week to give cannabis businesses a measure of tax fairness.
DENVER, Nov. 29, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — COHNNABIS, the cannabis-focused division of top marketing and brand agency COHN Marketing, is proud to announce it has been honored with a 2017 Gold Davey Award for Package Design created for Denver-based cannabis flower and extract producer Seed & Smith.
LONDON, Nov. 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Brewers could tap into the emerging cannabis-infused beverages trend to attract and retain younger consumers, with a number of companies looking to invest in the sector in anticipation of cannabis becoming more widely legally available, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
DENVER, Nov. 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MJ Freeway, the leading provider of business management solutions and consulting services for the cannabis industry, announced a donation to support the CannAbility Foundation, an organization founded by disability rights activist Stacey Linn to provide resources, education and access to cannabis for parents of children living with an illness or disability.
Did marijuana kill an 11-month-old infant in Colorado? That is the question being raised in response to a new study published in the journal Clinical Practice and Cases in Emergency Medicine.
DENVER, Nov. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The female-centric cannabis brand Whoopi & Maya, which was co-founded by legendary entertainer Whoopi Goldberg and renown cannabis infuser Maya Elisabeth, is debuting its topicals and edibles at select Colorado dispensaries today.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) today announced he is cosponsoring the Small Business Tax Equity Act introduced by Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Ron Wyden (D-OR).
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AGTK) www.AgritekHoldings.com, a fully integrated, active real estate investor for the cannabis sector and consultant for multiple cannabis brands today announced that the Company has agreed and entered into negotiations to purchase the surrounding nine-hundred (900) acres of its’ existing 80 acre Hemp planned research site in Pueblo, Colorado.
For the third year on a row, Colorado is proud to boast that it has more medical cannabis dispensaries than Starbucks branches, and the same applies to McDonald’s outlets!
At one point, MassRoots was flying high, raising millions of dollars from investors and attempting to become the first cannabis company listed on the Nasdaq.
A Colorado police department is going to stop teaching old dogs new tricks and focus on training new dogs with fewer tricks, especially when it comes to marijuana sniffing dogs.
Colorado cannabis companies have found it is hard for them to be charitable. Nonprofits often turn away pot profits for fear of losing federal grant money.
DENVER, Nov. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MJ Freeway, the leading provider of business management solutions and consulting services for the cannabis industry, today announced that it will be implementing a comprehensive rollout plan for the recently enhanced seed-to-sale software, MJ Platform.
BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Canopy, a venture fund and business accelerator for ancillary products and services companies in the legal cannabis industry, is pleased to open the Spring 2018 application to startups in the legal cannabis industry.
On Nov. 3, 2017, Maine Gov. Paul LePage vetoed LD 1650, a bill that would regulate recreational marijuana in the state. In his veto letter, LePage outlined three key concerns and urged legislators to come together and rework the bill.
DENVER, Nov. 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis-infused product manufacturer RMZ Colorado is throwing an exclusive launch party from 6-10 p.m. on Nov. 9 for the Colorado debut of top-selling cannabis brand Whoopi & Maya, a signature line of products made with a blend of cannabis, essential oils and quality ingredients formulated for personal wellness and menstrual relief.
Dispensaries might get all the attention, but hemp farmers are getting the acreage – 23,343 acres, to be exact, according to a new study by Vote Hemp, an organization dedicated to advancing the industrial hemp industry. And which state is leading the pack? Colorado, by far.
BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 2, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MediJane Holdings, Inc. (“MediJane”) a publicly-traded company (OTC PINK: MJMD), previously operating as a wholesaler and product distribution company within the legalized cannabis industries, is pleased to announce that it will become Blue Dragon Ventures, Inc. (“Blue Dragon”).
ASPEN, Colo., Oct. 31, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Building on the 22-year success of the Aspen Live Conference, a think-tank gathering for music and live entertainment known as the ‘SUNDANCE FOR THE MUSIC BUSINESS’, Aspen High is an exclusive, invitation-only event for the most significant and dynamic cannabis and music industry professionals.
DENVER, Oct. 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) will host an event to celebrate five years of legal marijuana in Colorado, during which attendees will be able to take part in a conversation with the main architects and proponents of the Amendment 64 initiative.
BOULDER,Colo., Oct. 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Wana Brands, Colorado’s top-selling infused products manufacturer, will provide its popular family of extended-release cannabis capsules, WanaCapsXR in five new states, Nevada, Arizona, Illinois, Florida and Oregon.
DENVER and TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Blue Diamond Ventures, Inc. (OTC PINK: BLDV) will build a state of the art cultivation facility for the newest licensed producer in Ontario, Canada. Quality Green Inc. was added to the Health Canada web-site on Friday making them the 39th licensed grower in Ontario.
DENVER, Oct. 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Five years ago this November, Colorado citizens voted to pass Amendment 64, the legislative act which legalized adult-use marijuana in the Centennial State.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo. introduced The Industrial Hemp Water Rights Act today, legislation to ensure farmers can use their water rights to grow industrial hemp in states where industrial hemp cultivation is allowed.
Retired NBA player Al Harrington takes us behind the doors of his cannabis extract company, then sits down with former NBA commissioner David Stern to discuss marijuana reformation for medical purposes within the league.
NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – DirectView Holdings, Inc. (OTC:DIRV) (“DirectView” or the “Company”), a company focused on ownership and management of leading video and security technology companies, announced today that the company’s operations now adjoin with the $7.8 billion cannabis industry as a premier supplier of security equipment and infrastructure tailored for cultivators.
TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Liberty Health Sciences Inc. (CSE:LHS) (OTCBB:LHSIF) (“Liberty” or the “Company”) today announced a partnership with Colorado-based MM Technology Holdings, LLC (“Mary’s”) to bring its award-winning line of Mary’s Medicinals® cannabis products to the Florida market.
DENVER, Oct. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT), one of the leading technology platforms for the cannabis industry, announced today the release of its new Dispensary Finder service with 6,000 entries that catalogue all medical, recreational and delivery-based dispensaries in nine states.
DENVER, Oct. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — L’Eagle Services, a retail cannabis dispensary specializing in clean cannabis, today announced the appointment of Phillip Jacobson to Director of Cultivation. In this role, Jacobson is responsible for running L’Eagle’s cultivation facility with the highest standards in sustainability, using OMRI-rated products and producing the finest clean cannabis on the market.
DENVER, Oct. 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Ubiquitech Software Corp. (OTC PINK: UBQU), through its operating subsidiary HempLifeToday.com, is proud to announce that Forbes Magazine has listed HempLife Today™ among the top five Hemp CBD Companies in gross annual product sales, and that sales of CBD products could hit one billion per year within the next three years.
According to a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health, Colorado saw a reduction in the number of opioid overdose fatalities after enacting recreational legalization.
BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Green Dot Labs, a Boulder, Colo.-based producer of fine cannabis extracts, announced today that its celebrated Black Label Nectar product line – the most reputable concentrates in Colorado and a cult favorite among discerning medical patients for years – will now be available for sale at adult-use, or recreational, dispensaries in Colorado.
Colorado cannabis sales are on track to reach an all-time high at record speed, with cannabis having already banked $1 billion in sales within the first eight months of 2017.
DENVER, Oct. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT), one of the leading technology platforms for the cannabis industry, announced today that CannaRegs, Inc. has secured multiple government contracts in California.
DENVER, Oct. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – As Next Frontier Biosciences prepares to launch its Verra Wellness line of purified cannabinoid products in November, the Colorado-based biotech company has enhanced its experienced sales lineup with the addition of a new Regional Sales Manager, Colin Osborne.
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AGTK) www.AgritekHoldings.com, a fully integrated, active real estate investor for the cannabis sector and branding consultant today announced that the Company is in the final stages of licensing and construction planning for its 80 acres located in Pueblo, Colorado.
BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Wana Brands, Colorado’s No. 1 infused products manufacturer, has announced the addition of Strawberry Lemonade sour gummies 1:1 CBD:THC. The latest line extension provides customers the freedom to choose a more balanced experience and desired effect in the form of a discreet and refreshing gummie.
While Bluegrass State hemp has been growing since 2014, Kentucky legalization has yet to take root; however, one state senator is hoping to change that.
DENVER, Oct. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Colorado-based biotech company Next Frontier Biosciences today announced its Scientific Advisory Board, rounding out the company’s expert lineup of biotech and cannabis professionals.
A ban on gummy bears and other edible marijuana products shaped like animals, people and fruit takes effect this month in Colorado – a change aimed at decreasing the likelihood small children will mistake them for a favorite treat.
DENVER, Sept. 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — “Mary Janes: The Women of Weed” is a documentary about women leading the cannabis industry, and so much more. The film asks big questions about corporate responsibility and ending the War on Drugs, the Prison-Industrial Complex and the destructive domination of Big Pharma. The feature documentary premieres at film festivals in October 2017, yet it’s been blocked from promoting its screenings on Facebook.