Cannabis grows — legal or not — are far from business as usual for electric co’s

Published: Sep 12, 2017, 9:35 am • Updated: Sep 12, 2017, 11:18 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff WESTMINSTER — Since marijuana was legalized in Colorado, the standard meter read and utility line check aren’t that simple anymore. Utilities have had to adapt on the fly to a surge…

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Legal Cannabis Is Saving Communities Across The Country

Cannabis Revives Towns Across The United States Lives aren’t the only thing that cannabis is saving in the United States. Entire towns throughout the country are benefiting from money being pumped into them through the legal cannabis industry. The economic boost the industry has given has significantly reduced homelessness, unemployment,…

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Nevada Gaming Commission worried about legal weed drawing federal attention

Published: Aug 22, 2017, 3:05 pm • Updated: Aug 22, 2017, 3:05 pm By The Associated Press LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Gaming Commission hopes to address the problems the state’s legalization of recreational marijuana present during an upcoming special meeting. The Las Vegas Sun reports the commission will meet…

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Social use marijuana clubs will soon be legal in Denver, but how many will open?

Published: Aug 22, 2017, 9:02 am • Updated: Aug 22, 2017, 9:55 am By Kristen Nichols, The Associated Press DENVER — Colorado’s largest city is on the brink of licensing some of the nation’s first legal marijuana clubs. But Denver’s elaborate hurdles for potential weed-friendly coffee shops and gathering places…

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Veteran sues police after SWAT team raided his legal Colorado marijuana grow

Published: Aug 17, 2017, 9:44 am • Updated: Aug 17, 2017, 11:50 am By Kirk Mitchell, The Denver Post A former special forces infantryman, who was awarded a Bronze Star and uses marijuana to treat PTSD after tours to Iraq and Bosnia, has sued the Fountain police SWAT team after…

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