On September 16, 2014, the Colorado Board of Health will convene a public hearing on a proposed change to Colorado’s medical marijuana caregiver laws. Under current laws, caregivers are allowed up to five patients; however, if caregivers can get a special waiver, they can serve more.
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Colorado is building a reputation as the national laboratory for getting marijuana mostly right, and the edible side of the industry is no exception. However, edibles present their own set of challenges from the regulatory perspective. Challenges range from the agricultural to the pharmaceutical to child safety.
DENVER, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — AmeriCann, Inc. (ACAN OTCQB), a company that specializes in the designing, building and financing of cannabis cultivation facilities, has provided a $1,000,000 secured loan to Nature’s Own Wellness Center, a Colorado licensed medical marijuana dispensary.
One of the leading arguments for the legalization of cannabis is the tax revenue a state can generate. Unfortunately for Colorado, instead of generating the predicted $33.5 million tax revenue, they only generated $12 million, a shortfall of $21.5 million.
DENVER (CBS4) – Just like soda machines spit out Coke by the can, automated pot-vending devices may be the future of self-service marijuana purchases.
Although everyone has different tastes and preferences, almost no one in this world likes taxes. Even though taxes provide clean air, clear water and safe roads, no one wants to chip in when the bill comes due.
PUEBLO WEST, Colo., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Cannasseur is the finest recreational dispensary serving Southern Colorado. Upon opening their doors in May of 2014, the business experienced a surge in out-of-state customers as their location in Pueblo West, Colorado is a mere hour and a half from the state border.
One of the few legitimate concerns people raise about legalizing marijuana is the impact it will have on public health. While we know that cannabis is not as dangerous as tobacco or alcohol, there are a lot of things we don’t know about cannabis; and it is worth the time and effort to understand as much as we can.
DENVER, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — CannaSearch, LLC, in cooperation with Point Seven and CannaBrand (TM) will host CannaSearch, a cannabis career and educational fair, at Mile High Station, 2027 Old West Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80204.
If the cannabis industry wants to survive without creating a “Big Pot” sort of lobby to which comparisons to tobacco may be drawn, then they better stop taking it so seriously, and start presenting the drug at face value for what it is: a recreational drug.
Marijuana is legal to varying degrees in some parts of the country. As a result, through public-service announcements, law enforcement and departments of transportation are taking to the airwaves and billboards across the land to let drivers know they shouldn’t drive stoned.
In coming articles, Marijuana Investor News will examine the impact legalized marijuana has made on highway safety. We’ll go in depth and answer the burning questions our readers have asked.
A conversation with middle-aged moms, homeless men, and college kids about post-prohibition in Boulder, Colorado.
For residents in states where medical marijuana is legal, having a neighborhood “go to pot” might not be so bad. And as Illinois prepares to throw open its doors for businesses that sell legal weed, a marijuana activist is speaking out to clarify some misconceptions about cannabusiness.
Real estate is one of the oldest forms of investing; and probably one of the most sound as well. All other things being equal, the value of a real estate property tends to go up more often than it goes down. This is never truer than it is now in Denver. Legalized cannabis has single-handedly…
Taxes are like flies: no one really wants them around, but they play a vital role in their respective ecosystem. As summer flies by, Colorado officials are counting coffers and noticing an extreme shortfall in projected revenue from taxes on recreational cannabis.
PITTSBURGH, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Unique Pizza and Subs Corporation (OTC Pink: UPZS) today announced it is developing a signature Unique Pizza Sauce featuring fresh cannabis extracts for US States that have legalized marijuana edible products for medical or recreational use.
After perusing our debut State of the Leaf cannabis infographic, you may have pondered which state in the US has the highest concentration of cannabis consumers. You’re not alone if you guessed Washington or Colorado, the only two states legally selling recreational cannabis, but you would be wrong.
Glass blowing is an industry that has been undermined in the past. Many times, people neglect to see this medium as art, especially if the glass is a bong, bubbler or bowl used for smoking marijuana. However, as more people take an interest in marijuana, they are also making serious investments in the glass they buy.
Hemp Temps is the original, first, and only cannabis industry full-staffing company that focuses on meeting all staffing needs. We match dispensaries and grow facilities with top notch Hemp Temps to assist with their growing, trimming, bud-tending and general industry needs.
For years opponents of cannabis reform have argued that legalizing marijuana will drive children into the arms of Mary-Jane, like some kind of green pied piper leading children down the path of indolence and excessive snack food consumption.
When Colorado legalized recreational cannabis eight months ago, no one was really sure how it would all turn out. Despite doom-laden prophecies from prohibitionists, cannabis legalization in Colorado has been a huge success.
Dixie Elixers specializes in creating a variety of innovated marijuana products; all items contain CO2 extracted THC, with proper dosage and consistency in mind. Dixie’s creations range from sparkling beverages to concentrates.
High Times calls Cheeba Chews America’s favorite edible; these consistent, quality tested THC chocolate taffies are powerful and discreet.
It has been estimated that the total revenue generated by Colorado’s cannabis market will reach $1 billion by early next year. According to the Huffington Post, by 2018 the cannabis industry will reach $8 billion. Needless to say, cannabis can be a very profitable business.
Mary Jane’s Medicinals creates cannabis topical products for pain relief, including natural and organic tincture, body lotion, massage oil and more.
A former medium-security prison turned marijuana grow house and pot shop? Nicholas Erker’s dream could become a reality, but first, residents of Brush in northeastern Colorado would have to come around to his idea.
It was just a matter time before Denver’s budding tech startup community publicly hooked up with Colorado’s nascent marijuana industry.
Colorado-based edibles company, Incredibles, is home to a variety of tasty chocolate bars. Each chocolate bar contains 100mg or more of THC made from in-house hash oil, green butter and bubble hash.
Good Chemistry is a dispensary that maintains a corporate mission driven by four core principles: science, access, dignity and compassion.
The Giving Tree is a medical marijuana dispensary located just outside of downtown Denver. It provides safe, professional service to Denver’s medical marijuana patients.
July 31, 2014 | The Brookings Institution released a report today confirming what many Americans already suspected: the rollout of legal marijuana in Colorado is a success.
Euflora is a recreational and medical marijuana dispensary located on the popular 16th Street pedestrian mall in downtown Denver. Euflora’s second location, off of I-70, is under construction and scheduled to open summer 2015.
Aside from their celebrated music, Jerry Garcia, Willie Nelson, Snoop Dogg, Bob Marley, Rihanna and Miley Cyrus have one major thing in common: marijuana. You probably already knew that, but do you know how burning one down can aid their creative process?
Canna Security America offers commercial-grade equipment installed by certified technicians at discount prices. We install all of our systems cleanly, to code, correctly, and in a professional manner. Free service is provided for 60 days following installation completion as well as a 1 year warranty on all equipment.
BlueKudu prides itself on cooking up the most quality edibles, as their cannabis chocolate creations are made with natural and organic ingredients. BlueKudu caters to both recreational and medical marijuana users.
There have been a lot of projections about the effects of legalizing cannabis. Proponents predicted that it would boost the economy, create jobs and lower crime. Opponents predicted rampant crime, drug addiction and the utter ruin of the American family (or something to that effect). Yet with all of those predictions and accusations, there was one impact few experts saw coming: an increase in the homeless population.
Bhang Chocolate strives to incorporate the finest chocolate and medical cannabis, providing its customers with a high quality medicinal treat.
Kush Bottles was founded in December 2010 as an international pharmaceutical bottle distributor and quickly became the nation’s largest wholesale distributor of child safe, medical grade containers for the legal and medical marijuana industries.
MJ Bottles, from ebottles.com, focuses on the needs of legal marijuana industry customers by manufacturing child-resistant jars and vials, concentrate containers, marijuana-infused products, exit packaging and display containers.
Earlier this month, when Ellen Epstein arrived at the Devil’s Thumb Ranch in Tabernash, Colo., for the wedding of her friends Lauren Meisels and Bradley Melshenker, she, like the other guests, found a gift bag waiting for her in her hotel room.
Puff, Pass & Paint is a 420-friendly painting class that promotes participation in a relaxed artistic atmosphere so participants can allow themselves to paint their own original masterpieces. Painters and cannabis-users of various levels of expertise attend Puff, Pass & Paint.
Cannabis Camera provides quality photography services for professionals in the marijuana and hemp industry in an effort to help business owners market their products in a respectful and professional manner.
Washington state’s marijuana market looks like it is off to a slow start, or at least that is according to a new report released by Moody’s, a credit rating agency. It appears that high taxes, low supply and easy access to medical marijuana have led to a lackluster performance thus far; and analysts project that sales taxes collected from the sale of recreational cannabis will fall short of the projected $51.2 million.
How do you like to take your marijuana? Do you like to smoke it, vaporize it or take it in an edible form? If you answered edible, then you are not alone. Many individuals prefer edible marijuana for the relaxation it produces, while others prefer edibles because they don’t involve inhaling carcinogenic smoke. Plus, sometimes it’s just easier to pop a cannabis cookie into your mouth.
MMJ Business Exchange offers a variety of business services and solutions for companies within the marijuana industry.
Founded by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, New Era CPAs is a progressive, full-service tax, accounting and business consulting firm specializing in new and emerging industries. They provide in-depth accounting & tax services for businesses, investors, startups, cultivators and professionals involved in the cannabis industry.
Denver Relief is a wellness and medical marijuana center dedicated to assisting people with making positive and natural changes in their lives.
Denver Kush Club operates a dispensary with unmatched customer service, selection, quality, and fair pricing. They grow each their 60+ strains and craft their wide selection of concentrates in-house.
DANK produces and provides high-quality marijuana at affordable prices. DANK’s knowledgeable staff creates a safe and friendly environment for its customers.