Redhat Ralph Week 12: Summer Cannabis Events and Dispensary Touring

This week includes the Oregon Cannabis Industry Meet-up at Prism House on Tuesday, the Fore Twenty Golf Tournament on Thursday, and the 30th Annual Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival from Friday, June 30 through Tuesday, July 4.  In between these gatherings is the continuation of my Dispensary Tour, continuing my wander…

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This state finally has a medical marijuana dispensary — but shelves are empty

Published: Jul 6, 2017, 2:09 pm • Updated: Jul 6, 2017, 2:09 pm By The Associated Press BALTIMORE — Maryland regulators have allowed the state’s first medical marijuana dispensary to open its doors immediately even though the drug will not be available for months. The Baltimore Sun reports the Maryland…

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“Starbucks of marijuana” Denver dispensary chain expanding to Telluride

Published: Jul 3, 2017, 7:19 am • Updated: Jul 3, 2017, 10:51 am By The Summit Daily TELLURIDE, Colo. — A new business called Green Dragon has been granted a license to sell recreational cannabis in Telluride. The four existing cannabis stores in Telluride aren’t doing cartwheels of joy. The…

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Almost 30 Miles in 1 Week: Ralph’s Portland Dispensary Touring Continues

Cannabis Season – Week 10 This week includes a High 5 Tour of Coffee and Cannabis, as well as the continuation of my Dispensary Tour, continuing (completing?) my wander west of the Willamette River.  Here is how I walked 29.6 miles from Sunday June 11 through Saturday, June 17. Sunday,…

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Montana dispensary owner gets 18 months for “conspiracy to manufacture and distribute marijuana”

Published: Jun 16, 2017, 11:02 am • Updated: Jun 16, 2017, 11:02 am By The Associated Press MISSOULA, Mont. — The owner of a Montana medical marijuana dispensary network has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for conspiracy to manufacture and distribute marijuana. The Missoulian reports 40-year-old Charlton Victor…

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