Cory Gardner’s marijuana problem
May 24, 2020 by AggregatedNews Leave a Comment A win for the influential industry could help the Colorado Republican on Election Day, but he’s been striking out. Republican senators have a common refrain when asked about cannabis policy: “Cory talked to me about it.” Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner has... Read more
(Pot)Heads in Beds: The Effect of Marijuana Legalization on Hotel Occupancy in Colorado and Washington
This paper uses monthly hotel occupancy data to examine the effect of marijuana legalization on tourism in Colorado and Washington. The results indicate a large increase in hotel rooms rented in Colorado, with a considerably smaller effect for Washington. The effects are larger in both states once commercial sale... Read more
Meet The Team: Amy Rose – NCIA’s Business Development and Partnerships Manager
When I think about where I was 5 or 10 years ago, I would have never imagined that this is the career path I would be on. When I left college in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, I considered so many options. Not one of them... Read more
Does Easy Legal Cannabis Delivery Exist In Colorado? Yes, But It’s Almost Impossible To Find
Colorado became the first state in the nation to legalize recreational cannabis back in 2012. Eight years later, during a historic pandemic that has confined much of the public to their homes, Colorado is on schedule to be the last state to allow for widespread legal marijuana delivery. This... Read more
A new campaign in Colorado is working to speed the rollout of legal home deliveries of adult-use cannabis while raising money to fight the spread of the global coronavirus pandemic. The campaign, dubbed Cannabis Against COVID, seeks to petition the Colorado government to prioritize the implementation of home delivery... Read more
Ever since COVID-19 started impacting Colorado and shut-down orders were put in place across the state, the state relaxed some rules and allowed for curbside cannabis and online ordering. The new, convenient purchase methods may remain in place even once COVID-19 measures are relaxed and folks can resume their... Read more
Denver’s local government just announced a Marijuana Licensing Work Group (MLWG) that will help make recommendations in the newly relevant areas of cannabis licensing.  According to a press release, the group is made up of representatives from the business community, social justice activists, public health and safety officials, and... Read more
High Times announced on Monday that its new Cannabis Cup: People’s Choice Edition will be coming to Colorado this summer. The event will continue High Times’ trend of bringing its signature series of cannabis product competitions online in the wake of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The goal of the... Read more
Cannabis In Colorado Isn’t Like A Normal Business. The Challenges Of Coronavirus Really Drive That Home
In about two hours, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock taught public officials a valuable lesson about the meaning of the word “essential.” When he announced the city’s stay-at-home order on March 23, Hancock said recreational marijuana dispensaries, as well as liquor stores, would not rise to the level of “essential.” The... Read more
Schwazze, Formerly Known as Medicine Man Technologies, Inc., Announces the Closing of the Mesa Organics Acquisition The Company becomes first publicly traded company to complete transaction under new Colorado HB19-1090 “PubCo” Bill DENVER, April 20, 2020–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Schwazze, formerly known as Medicine Man Technologies Inc. (OTCQX:MDCL) (“Schwazze ” or “the... Read more

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