Colorado’s cannabis industry makes modest gains in minority ownership
Related Articles Almost 17% of regulated marijuana business owners in Colorado identify as minorities, according to new data by the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division, but one Black entrepreneur contests that there’s much more work to be done. “Cannabis ownership in Colorado is still a pipe dream for people of... Read more
Medical marijuana laws in Colorado will be more strict starting Jan. 1. Here’s how.
Related Articles Colorado will impose stricter rules for the purchase of medical marijuana starting Jan. 1 following several months of deliberation over how to execute a new state law meant largely to limit young people’s access to and abuse of high-potency THC products. Mark Ferrandino, executive director of the... Read more

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Broomfield pauses lottery for marijuana licenses after outcry over application process
Related Articles Broomfield has suspended a lottery it was scheduled to hold this month to award three retail marijuana licenses after the county received “considerable feedback” about who was applying and whether they were playing by the rules. The pause, which the county announced last week, came after Terrapin... Read more
Battle for Broomfield’s three marijuana retail licenses spurs accusations, lawsuit
Related Articles A mad scramble is on in Broomfield to score a trio of coveted licenses to sell recreational marijuana, with 26 applicants jostling for a spot in a city that until now has banned all weed sales. One established cannabis company is crying foul, charging that the lottery... Read more
NCIA Response to Senate Discussion Draft of Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act (CAOA)
NCIA Response to Senate Discussion Draft of Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act (CAOA) | The National Cannabis Industry Association <!– –> Prepared by NCIA’s Policy Council On July 14, 2021 Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Senator Cory Booker released a... Read more
Aurora reverses itself on pot hospitality measure when second vote comes up short
Related Articles Aurora appeared to extinguish the idea this week of being the among the first cities in Colorado to allow people to light up a joint in smoking lounges, tasting rooms and rolling weed buses, with the City Council narrowly rejecting new pot hospitality rules it had embraced... Read more

Affordable Housing Project to Use Hemp-based Materials

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada-based Global Hemp Group Inc has acquired 664 acres of land in Hayden, Colorado to build affordable housing with hemp-based materials over the next 25 years. It is the third land purchase by the company this year, bringing its total to about 874 acres.

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Marijuana tourism is evolving in Aurora and Denver with legal tour buses, lounges
Related Articles Aurora flung open the doors on the next — and perhaps final — frontier in the world of legal cannabis in Colorado, giving initial approval this week for smoking lounges, tasting rooms and tour buses filled with stoned customers. “I see this as a game-changer for the... Read more
Method Man brings cannabis line to Colorado just in time for Wu-Tang’s Red Rocks show
Related Articles Provided by TICALWu-Tang Clan member Method Man is debuting three strains of marijuana flower in Colorado in August — just in time for the group’s performance at Red Rock Amphitheatre. The rapper’s TICAL brand includes Sweet Grease, Free MAC and Orange Cookie Kush flower. (Provided by TICAL)... Read more

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