Colorado Gov. to Issue Mass Pardon for Marijuana Convictions

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On October 4, 2020
On October 1, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis pardoned 2,732 low-level marijuana possession convictions through an executive order. The pardon only applies to convictions prosecuted in state courts through 2012 for possession of up to one ounce of cannabis.
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September Cannabis Roundup

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On September 19, 2020
September Cannabis News: Will drinking milk from cows fed hemp get you high? Fewer vaping illnesses in legal weed states, and Colorado breaks another marijuana sales record.
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August Cannabis Roundup

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On August 28, 2020
Pennsylvania and Montana could legalize adult-use marijuana in 2020, and Colorado sets a new recreational marijuana sales record.
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2019: the Year in Weed

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On January 3, 2020
Changes in cannabis in 2019 include: approval for legal cannabis is at all-time highs, cannabis and hemp saw more legalization both at the state and federal level, and even some bipartisan support in Congress.
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Health Dept: Coloradoans Know Their Weed

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On January 26, 2018
With more dispensaries than Starbucks (in Denver, at least), Colorado's passion for weed probably comes as no surprise. But far from the stoner stereotype, Coloradoans are knowledgeable about marijuana laws, health effects, and risks...
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Coloradoans Increasingly Turn to Marijuana for Relief

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On September 21, 2017
Consumer Research compiled data from Denver and Colorado Springs, the state's two largest cannabis markets. More than 40% of respondents said that they used marijuana to help them sleep, followed closely by those who use it to treat chronic and recurring pain...
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Colorado’s $100 Million/Month of Cannabis Sales the “New Norm”

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On July 26, 2017
Another month, another record-breaking amount of cannabis sales in Colorado. The cannabis industry achieved a milestone in May, with $100 million in pot sales for the 12th consecutive month. "I think that $100 million a month (in sales) are the new norm," said Bethany Gomez, director of research for Brightfield Group, a cannabis market research firm...
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Cannabis is Quickly Becoming Colorado’s Largest Industry

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On November 4, 2016
Total 2015 numbers for the Colorado cannabis industry were $996 million in marijuana sales and $121 million in new taxes. The cannabis industry is the fastest-growing business sector in the state and has created 8,005 direct and ancillary full-time jobs in 2015...
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Marijuana Buyer’s Remorse? Not in Colorado

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On September 20, 2016
Four years after voters approved Amendment 64, do Coloradans regret legalizing cannabis? Not according to a new poll that shows the majority of voters in the state, 51 percent, would oppose repealing the amendment if it were to appear on the ballot...
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