On thin ice: Why ice skating isn’t allowed in Greeley and Windsor parks

Ice skating on Kern Reservoir, now known as Windsor Lake, 1915. (Town of Windsor Museum, Permanent Collection via Greeley Tribune) Although someone tried to prove otherwise Saturday, Andy McRoberts, director of Culture, Parks and Recreation Department said none of the city of Greeley’s lakes or ponds can support ice skating.…

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Edibles company implicated in Colorado murder lawsuit isn’t covered, insurer says

Published: May 9, 2017, 2:17 pm • Updated: May 9, 2017, 3:41 pm By Emma Gannon, Courthouse News DENVER — An insurer refuses to cover a Colorado-based marijuana candy company for selling the “Karma Kandy Orange Ginger” under whose influence a man supposedly became psychotic and murdered his wife. Hours…

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Marijuana Isn’t Legal in Missouri, But it’s Less Illegal Than it Used to be!

Missouri marijuana laws have changed in 2017.  Is marijuana legal in Missouri?  Marijuana isn’t legal in Missouri; but it’s less illegal than it used to be.  Here is why: Up until January 1, 2017, possession of any amount of marijuana, no matter how small, was considered at least a Class…

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Charitable cannabis companies find giving back isn’t as easy as you’d think

Published: Feb 3, 2017, 6:59 am • Updated: Feb 3, 2017, 7:02 am By Joe Vaccarelli, The Denver Post Tim Cullen ran into an unexpected obstacle recently when he decided it was time his cannabis business should start donating money to nonprofit organizations. “I have been shocked at how few places…

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Prop 64: Why so much of California’s cannabis industry isn’t ready for legalization

Published: Nov 7, 2016, 9:56 am • Updated: Nov 7, 2016, 10:45 am By Ricardo Baca, The Cannabist Staff SAN DIEGO — As entrepreneur Whitney Beatty contemplates the upcoming election, which some say could topple federal marijuana prohibition in one fell swoop, she eventually finds the metaphor that fits the…

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Tax troubles for cannabis industry: Why the pot-punitive IRS Code 280E isn’t going anywhere

Published: Oct 21, 2016, 6:33 am • Updated: Oct 21, 2016, 6:42 am By The Cannabist Staff We’re nearly three years into legal adult-use pot sales in Colorado, and IRS code 280E is still taking its toll on legal cannabis businesses. Adopted about 30 years ago, 280E disallows credits and…

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