Two people arrested in Pueblo County after fire at mobile home, investigators suspect hash oil blaze

Two people were arrested Tuesday afternoon in Pueblo County after firefighters and police responded to a fire, which allegedly was sparked by butane hash oil production. The fire broke out in the back of a mobile home in the 100 block of 32 3/4 Lane in the St. Charles Mesa…

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California cannabis company receives historic $1 million insurance payout following fire

It’s believed to be the largest insurance award ever given to a legal marijuana business. Industry insiders also see the event as another indicator of how rapidly the legal cannabis industry has matured, and how much corporate America’s “take” on cannabis companies has changed. Earlier this month the Santa Barbara…

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Crowdfunding site shuts down campaign for California cannabis farm fire victims

Published: Oct 18, 2017, 8:39 am • Updated: Oct 18, 2017, 8:50 am By The Cannifornian, The Cannabist Staff An online payment company has shut down a fundraising campaign set up to support cannabis cultivators who’ve been impacted by the deadly wildfires in Northern California, saying marijuana remains illegal under…

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Chair of Alaska marijuana board under fire for potential conflict of interest

Published: Sep 6, 2017, 8:11 am • Updated: Sep 6, 2017, 8:11 am By The Associated Press SOLDOTNA, Alaska — The chairman of the board that regulates Alaska’s legal marijuana industry is defending himself against conflict of interest questions. Peter Mlynarik told Soldotna radio station KSRM he was involved in…

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Will weed light new fire for Nevada tourism? State agency wants to find out

Published: Jul 5, 2017, 4:34 pm • Updated: Jul 6, 2017, 1:32 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Marijuana won’t be part of any official Nevada tourism campaigns in the near future, but the Silver State’s marketing gurus aren’t necessarily folding on the idea for the long-term. The Nevada…

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Cannabist Show: He went from patient to grower; He wants to fire up your emojis

Published: Feb 10, 2017, 10:00 am • Updated: Feb 10, 2017, 10:03 am By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Kushmoji creator Ben Tyson and Danny Sloat co-founder of AlpinStash. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Entering the cannabis industry as a patient, after crediting medical marijuana with saving your life. • …

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