With Denver’s ban on 4/20 rally organizer upheld, lawyer vows to fight any similar marijuana event

Published: Nov 17, 2017, 2:46 pm • Updated: Nov 17, 2017, 7:00 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff If there’s a 4/20 rally celebrating marijuana in Denver’s Civic Center Park on April 20, 2018, it will likely be under new management. An administrative hearing officer on Friday denied longtime…

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Cannabis firms Canopy Growth, Organa and Green House team up on a joint venture in Ontario

Published: Nov 17, 2017, 1:53 pm • Updated: Nov 17, 2017, 1:55 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Three well-known players in the cannabis industry have partnered in the operation of an Ontario indoor cultivation facility, a site they say could serve as a springboard for international expansion. Canadian…

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New details emerge in 11-month-old Colorado boy’s death linked to marijuana

Published: Nov 17, 2017, 6:49 pm • Updated: Nov 17, 2017, 7:00 pm By John Ingold, The Denver Post For the doctors at the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the 11-month-old’s death was a puzzle. He had been largely healthy for most of his young life, but his autopsy…

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Couple sues after cops arrest them for hibiscus plants mistaken for cannabis

Published: Nov 17, 2017, 8:31 am • Updated: Nov 17, 2017, 8:31 am By The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania couple is suing their local police department and Nationwide Insurance Co. after they were arrested when an insurance agent mistook their hibiscus plants for marijuana. The lawsuit filed Tuesday…

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Wyoming, bucking national trend, moves to tighten marijuana laws

Published: Nov 17, 2017, 10:28 am • Updated: Nov 17, 2017, 10:28 am By The Associated Press WHEATLAND, Wyo. — A legislative committee has advanced proposals that seek to close loopholes in Wyoming’s marijuana laws. The Legislature’s Joint Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to advance two draft bills to the 2018…

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California issues emergency marijuana rules with 45 days to go to recreational sales

Published: Nov 16, 2017, 4:00 pm • Updated: Nov 16, 2017, 4:01 pm By Michael R. Blood, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The largest legal marijuana marketplace in the U.S. is taking shape — at least on paper. California regulators released long-awaited rules Thursday that will govern the state’s…

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Denver doctors say 11-month-old boy’s deadly heart condition was likely related to marijuana

Published: Nov 16, 2017, 11:13 am • Updated: Nov 16, 2017, 1:47 pm By John Ingold, The Denver Post An 11-month-old Colorado boy’s death from a heart condition was likely related to ingestion of marijuana, two Denver doctors have concluded, but the precise link remains unclear. The boy’s death was…

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MassRoots officials: “Right team and right plan” in place for growth

Published: Nov 16, 2017, 5:24 pm • Updated: Nov 16, 2017, 5:30 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff MassRoots Inc.’s new CEO on Thursday sought to put a “weak” quarter and previous leadership in the rear-view mirror, telling investors that he’s optimistic for the road ahead — including potential…

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