America’s First Cannabis Resort Opens in Colorado

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On March 14, 2016
On Friday, Bud+Breakfast announced plans to open the country's first cannabis resort. Camp Bud+Breakfast at Aspen Canyon Ranch, a 414 acre all-inclusive getaway in Parshall, Colorado, will open for this year's summer season, July 1 - September 30...
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Presidential Candidates Weigh in on Marijuana

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On March 7, 2016
Both marijuana and the political race have dominated the news in recent months, and the outcome of the presidential election could have a huge impact on marijuana policy nationwide. Democrats and Republicans have widely different positions on medical and recreational cannabis...
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Insurance Policy Refuses to Pay Damages to Marijuana Dispensary

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On February 29, 2016
A suit filed by Green Earth Wellness Center against insurance company Atain was granted in part and denied in part. The Colorado Springs based medical marijuana dispensary made a claim after a 2012 wildfire damaged the grow operation's ventilation system, resulting in damage to growing plants and harvested buds...
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Colorado Marijuana Taxes Generate Nearly $1 Billion

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On February 24, 2016
2015 was a big year for Colorado medical and recreational marijuana sales. According to the state Department of Revenue, $996,184,788 worth of marijuana was sold in the state last year. That's a huge uptick from 2014, when cannabis shops sold more than $699 million...
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Facebook Gives a Big Thumbs Down To Cannabis Pages

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On February 8, 2016
In a move that's likely to hurt cannabis businesses, Facebook has shut down more than 20 medical and recreational dispensaries across the country. Over the last week, dispensary owners received letters from Facebook indicating a violation of the social media company's community standard...
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NFL Players Join Cannabis Legalization Fight

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On February 4, 2016
Every day, more celebrities, community organizers, and regular citizens join the fight to legalize cannabis. Recently, a growing number of NFL players have joined the legal cannabis cause - advocating cannabis as a clear choice for pain relief for the athletes' constant physical strain, not to mention a good treatment choice for concussions and mental stress...
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Colorado Festivals Light Up for HB 1092

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On February 1, 2016
A new bill introduced by Representative Dominick Moreno (D-Commerce City), would make public consumption of marijuana legal for special, permitted events. Although Amendment 64 legalized marijuana consumption for adults 21 and older, "open and public" consumption is still technically illegal in Colorado...
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Harvest Season : Colorado Cannabis Sales Dip

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On December 21, 2015
Legal cannabis sales in Colorado took a dip in October from months, according to new data from the state’s Department of Revenue. From September to October, recreational cannabis sales dipped 13 percent to $49.1 million and medical pot sales dropped 18 percent to $31.3 million...
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Harvest Season : Colorado Cannabis Sales Dip

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On December 21, 2015
Legal cannabis sales in Colorado took a dip in October from months, according to new data from the state’s Department of Revenue. From September to October, recreational cannabis sales dipped 13 percent to $49.1 million and medical pot sales dropped 18 percent to $31.3 million...
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Canadian Parliament Pushes Legal Cannabis Agenda

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On December 8, 2015
This week, Canada's new liberal government made promises to push forward a new pro-cannabis agenda. Gov. Gen. David Johnston repeated plans made by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s to legalize and regulate the use of cannabis nationwide...
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Colorado Wholesale Cannabis Prices Rise

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On November 25, 2015
In early 2015, many predicted an oncoming "cannabis crash" due to the availability of growers in Colorado and the increasing number of other legal cannabis states. However, in many locations, cannabis pricing has risen to over $3,000 per wholesale pound in some places. Several quality testing organizations attribute this to a new microbial testing requirement...
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Alaska Allows Recreational Cannabis Retail Outlets

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On November 20, 2015
In an article posted today at Alaska Dispatch News, Alaska officials voted 3 to 2 in favor of an amendment allowing the sale of recreational cannabis in retail outlet stores. This amendment, if approved by Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott, would make Alaska the first state to allow a regulated area for marijuana consumption outside of a person’s home or other private spaces...
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Snoop Dogg Releases Cannabis Line in Colorado

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On November 11, 2015
This week, famous rapper and cannabis aficionado Snoop Dogg signed a deal partnering with the LivWell chain of legal cannabis dispensaries in Colorado to begin selling his own series of Snoop branded marijuana strains. According the media representatives present at the release party, Snoop was a gracious host and gladly partook of his own positively reviewed strains...
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Site Launch: Mountain High Suckers.com

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On November 6, 2015
This week, Colorado 420 Websites launched a brand new site for our friends Mountain High Suckers - Denver, Colorado based purveyors of THC & CBD cannabis infused hard candy edibles...
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Oregon Legalizes Marijuana on Oct. 2, 2015

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On October 2, 2015
According to an article on OregonLive.com, the legal marijuana dispensary doors opened on 8a.m. Friday October 2nd 2015 to enthusiastic shoppers in Oregon. With weed legal for recreational sales in Oregon, there are now 245 dispensaries open for legal sales, with more applications on the way...
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Colorado & Washington Legal Cannabis Set Records

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On September 22, 2015
As the summer comes to an end, legal cannabis markets continue to surprise us by posting bigger and bigger income numbers. Colorado's pot tourists set a huge high mark with $56.4 million in legal recreational cannabis sales in July alone. Not to mention medical cannabis in Colorado which brought in its own whopping $40 million in taxes. With these record numbers, its not hard to believe the industry could potentially cross the billion dollar mark by the end of this year...
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September 16th – Colorado’s Cannabis Tax Day

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On September 11, 2015
Due to a tax law in Colorado known as the tax payers bill of rights (or TABOR), the state will be forced to give a one-day reduced sales tax day on recreational cannabis. The TABOR laws require any new tax law, including cannabis, to be voted on. Rather than wait, state officials decided to allow legal cannabis dispensaries one day without the state's marijuana taxes...
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5 MORE Reasons to Get a Cannabis Website

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On September 9, 2015
As the number of legal and medicinal legal cannabis states continues to grow beyond the 23 states already "420 friendly", more and more cannabis and cannabis friendly businesses are popping up nationwide. If you own a cannabis business, especially a start-up, how to market your company should be one of your concerns...
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Denver Marijuana Products Pass Pesticides Test

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On September 3, 2015
Denver health officials Wednesday lifted a day-old order to hold hundreds of marijuana-infused lozenges and raw marijuana from two businesses after lab tests showed no trace of an unapproved pesticide listed among their ingredients...
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Video: How Legal Cannabis is Working In Colorado

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On August 27, 2015
Its been over a year since cannabis was legalized in Colorado. Naysayers predicted total doom from breakdown of infrastructure, to a zombie-like high popular, but it seems like legal cannabis has had an overall beneficial effect. A video posted by Reason.TV features some of Colorado's top cannabis voices giving their opinions on the status of legal weed...
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Cannabis Businesses, Keep Your Password Secure!

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On August 21, 2015
In our experience, the number one way people get hacked is by simply having a bad password. There are a number of tools available to hackers that can make it very easy to “guess” a password. Once someone obtains your password, they may have access to any of your online data including private personal information and financial records...
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Oregon Rolls Out Legal Marijuana Early

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On August 20, 2015
According to an article on Marijuana.com, legislators in Oregon are gearing up to legalize marijuana on October 1st of 2015, one year earlier than originally expected. While legislators had no legal requirement to make this change, they decided to accept the will of the voters and to implement the new law sooner...
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Colorado Legal Weed Sales Top $50 Million in June

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On August 14, 2015
According to an article published this week in the Cannabist, Colorado legal weed sales in June topped more than $50 million, the highest monthly income for the Colorado marijuana industry to date. The state of Colorado pulled in $60.7 million in tax revenue from legal weed sales in the first six months in 2015...
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Senate Approves Measure to Make Weed Banking Better

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On July 27, 2015
Last week, the U.S. Senate voted to pass a measure to loosen restrictions on cannabis businesses that legally produce and sell marijuana to do business with banks and other financial services providers. While this measure simply reduces fines and essentially defers to the state's rights, this could be a huge step for the cannabis industry in legal marijuana states...
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