Denver’s second licensed social marijuana business to open this fall as vaping bar and lounge

Denver’s licensing director signed off Friday on the city’s second license for a marijuana consumption area in a business, paving the way for a vaping bar and lounge to open this fall. The owners of Vape and Play plan to open the 21-and-over social lounge and entertainment venue in November…

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Molson Coors considers getting into marijuana business in Canada

Another major beermaker is looking at ways to enter the marijuana business. Denver-based Molson Coors Brewing Co. is weighing whether to expand into the sector with Canada poised to legalize the drug for recreational use this October. The brewer is said to have held talks with several Canadian-based marijuana companies…

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The Green Market Report with Debra Borchardt – From CNBC to Cannabis Business News

The Green Market Report with Debra Borchardt – From CNBC to Cannabis Business News It’s hard to find good cannabis news these days. Cannabis might be legal in some form in more than half of the United States, and there are plenty of cannabis-related websites out there, but nevertheless there…

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Colorado towns back ballot questions on marijuana business

NATURITA — Voters in a western Colorado town have approved allowing a variety of marijuana businesses, including stores for medical and adult-use recreational products, manufacturing facilities and cultivation facilities. Naturita voters also approved a municipal sales tax on those businesses Tuesday. Less than 100 people voted on each question, and…

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Cannabis Compliance and Getting Your Business Ready For Inspections

Cannabis Compliance: Ensuring Your Cannabusiness Is Primed For Inspections Cannabis businesses have to face regulations from auditors and inspectors. Some of these include the state licensing body, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), insurance companies, labor department, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and much more. Working with these agencies is all…

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California’s “largest marijuana business landlord” sues city over regulations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman who owns a business that claims to be California‘s largest landlord of marijuana businesses sued the city of San Bernardino to overturn its pot regulation ordinance that could bar her from the industry. Stephanie Smith, the owner of a business called Bubba Likes Tortillas, said…

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Diversity is coming to Colorado’s marijuana industry, business leaders and social justice crusaders say

Colorado’s cannabis industry so white — but not for much longer. Diversity is coming to the state’s marijuana industry, business leaders and social justice crusaders vowed at the Minority Cannabis Business Association’s first-ever Opportunity Summit held Friday and Saturday at the University of Denver. The new organization is determined that…

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New Sessions memo pushes death penalty for big drug dealers. That could include legal marijuana business owners.

To the litany of challenges facing Colorado’s state-licensed marijuana business owners, add another one: The federal government could — though probably won’t — try to execute them. This week, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions sent a memo to the nation’s federal prosecutors urging them to seek the death penalty in…

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Restrictions on marijuana business marketing may be loosened in Colorado city

Published: Mar 19, 2018, 12:18 pm • Updated: Mar 19, 2018, 12:18 pm By Alex Burness, Boulder Daily Camera Boulder, Colo., is eyeing a series of changes to its marijuana regulations, including one that would allow cannabis businesses to give away promotional materials — something that’s been barred to this…

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Launch of cannabis beverages in Canada could be “big business” for alcohol Goliath

Published: Feb 22, 2018, 12:15 pm • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 12:09 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Cannabis is a “big business,” and Constellation Brands has big aspirations in the space, the alcohol beverage company’s president said this week. Officials for Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ) have their sights…

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