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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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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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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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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March Shows Record Marijuana Sales in Colorado

  • Posted by CO 420 Websites
  • On May 12, 2015
According to an article in the Cannabist, the month of March reflected record sales for the legal marijuana industry. More than $47 million of recreational marijuana sales were estimated by the Colorado Department of Revenue in a report released earlier this week...
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