Maine residents and visitors looking forward to cannabis social clubs will have to wait much longer than previously expected.
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Coloradans Know More About Marijuana Now Than When It Was Legalized
DENVER, Jan. 18, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – Recent evaluation results show that Colorado’s marijuana public education efforts have ensured more adults know the laws covering retail marijuana, more parents are planning to talk to their children about the risks of marijuana use, most young women know the danger of marijuana use during pregnancy and breastfeeding, and more young people know that using marijuana makes it harder to complete the tasks that help them reach their goals.
United States Postal Service Inspectors See Increase in Colorado Marijuana Packages
A new report has confirmed that United States Postal Service Inspectors were busy tracking down Colorado marijuana packages that were being sent to and from the state in 2016.
5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Alaska Marijuana Economy
In February 2015, Alaska became one of the first states to legalize recreational marijuana with a 53% vote in favor of the drug. Even though cannabis was made legal in the state, it took another year for Alaska to approve cannabis retail stores and manufacturers. Now, since the state has approved full legalization, the industry has grown, affecting Alaska’s economy in a number of ways.
Smoking Legal Pot in Las Vegas Tricky for Tourists
The legal use of marijuana is the latest temptation available to tens of millions of people who visit Las Vegas each year. But the law mandates the legally bought marijuana be consumed in a private residence, which puts tourists in a tough spot.
Assembly Wants Alaska Marijuana Control Board to Allow Onsite Consumption
On July 11, 2017, members of the Anchorage Assembly voted and approved a resolution to ask the Alaska Marijuana Control Board to support onsite consumption for locals and visiting tourists.
Las Vegas Marijuana Dispensaries Gear Up for Extra Business
Medical marijuana dispensaries in Las Vegas are now selling pot to anyone who can prove they are over the age of 21. The measure to legalize marijuana was approved by Nevada voters last November, and now for the first time, a torrent of Fourth of July tourists will be able to enjoy them – with some restrictions
Nevada Recreational Marijuana Greenlit for Sales on July 1
The partygoers of Sin City will soon be given the opportunity to indulge in recreational marijuana this Saturday. On July 1, 2017, Nevada recreational marijuana sales will commence as dispensaries will have the green light to sell to adults.
Nevada Pushes Ahead With Marijuana Clubs
As marijuana states back off of social pot use for fear of inciting a federal crackdown, Nevada is bucking the trend and pushing ahead with marijuana clubs.
Uruguay Says Yes to Pharmacies Selling Marijuana Starting This July
On April 6, 2017, Uruguay’s three-year legalization journey hit a pivotal milestone. The Uruguayan government officially gave the okay for pharmacies throughout the country to begin selling recreational marijuana starting in July.
Who Does Recreational Marijuana Attract?
13 Action News continues its pot series in Colorado, where the effects on tourism are explored and how it could potentially affect a tourism hot spot like Las Vegas.
Colorado Marijuana Sales Surged to $122 Million in July
In the state of Colorado, retail marijuana sales have reached an all time high. According to The Denver Post, the legal marijuana industry brought in more than $122 million in revenue for the month of July, representing a 27 percent increase from the previous year.
The Farms of Northern India Are Laced with Cannabis
The lush valleys of India’s northern state Himachal Pradesh are filled with verdant farms. Apple trees cascade mountainsides, massive cauliflower blooms soak up the sun on terraced hillsides, and clusters of cannabis plants weave through the landscape.
Could Spanish-Style Cannabis Clubs Drive Tourism Dollars?
Cannabis tourism without cannabis clubs might strike some as the quintessential definition of a lost business opportunity.
High There Launches Marijuana Party Bus in Denver
On Dec. 17, 2015, High There, a dating app for marijuana consumers, announced the launch of The Hopper, a marijuana party bus, in Denver.
The Challenge of Public Consumption
The issue of public consumption seems the farthest from resolution at the moment. It is most serious for tourists and people who live in rental housing with restrictive lease conditions. The gap in the law leaves many with nowhere to go to safely consume products that are legal.
Federal-State Guidelines Clash as Martha’s Vineyard Considers Cannabis
As states all over the country begin to change and then implement their own marijuana laws, either for a medical or recreational market, clashes with federal law continue to occur, and in some of the strangest waters—in some cases quite literally.
Reciprocity Opens up a Canvas for the New Vegas
By far one of the most interesting trial balloons the cannabis industry will ever see is about to get floated in the form of medical marijuana in Nevada, and specifically in the den of iniquity itself, Las Vegas.
Marijuana Tourism Yet to Flourish
In the 1960s, a famous cigarette commercial played off the slogan, “I’d walk a mile for a camel.” Now, for 2015, the burning question for many states might be how far people will travel in order to buy legal marijuana.