Sweet Leaf cannabis business co-owners hit with $8.8M judgment

The embattled owners of a once-thriving string of cannabis businesses along Colorado’s Front Range have been ordered by a Denver judge to pay $ 8.8 million after finding they failed to honor commitments to the owner of properties they were buying in Denver. The decision issued Wednesday by Denver District…

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Cyber Security For The Cannabis Industry – Keep Your Business Safe From Hackers

Cyber Security For The Cannabis Industry: Keep Your Business Safe From Hackers The legal cannabis industry is a very lucrative one, but unfortunately, smart people are going to find a way to get around the system just to make a quick buck – to your detriment. Take the very recent…

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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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