Denver seeks to revoke Cheba Hut liquor license following 4/20 event

The sandwiches apparently weren’t the only ones getting toasted on April 20 at a Cheba Hut location in Denver, and the sub shop’s liquor license now hangs in the balance for alleged violations of the city’s public cannabis consumption laws. The city of Denver’s Department of Excise and Licenses is…

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Aspen marijuana sales just topped annual liquor sales for the first time

Published: Feb 8, 2018, 11:26 am • Updated: Feb 9, 2018, 12:12 pm By Rick Carroll, The Aspen Times There was plenty of green to go around among Aspen’s marijuana dispensaries in 2017, and more than enough to top liquor stores in revenue, as well. Legal-pot purveyors hauled in $…

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Update: Nevada liquor group loses appeal over marijuana transport rules

Published: Aug 29, 2017, 1:07 pm • Updated: Aug 29, 2017, 7:43 pm By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada regulators said Tuesday they’ll open up the state’s cannabis distribution system to businesses other than alcohol wholesalers after rejecting an appeal by a liquor group that…

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Big change: Nevada to start handing out weed distribution licenses beyond liquor wholesalers

Published: Aug 11, 2017, 3:09 pm • Updated: Aug 11, 2017, 4:24 pm By The Associated Press CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada marijuana regulators have decided to start issuing pot distribution licenses to businesses other than liquor wholesalers to keep up with overwhelming demand since legal recreational sales began July…

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Nevada liquor lobby battles medical marijuana distributors with July 1 sales start at risk

Published: Jun 13, 2017, 4:14 pm • Updated: Jun 13, 2017, 4:48 pm By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press Update 4:45 p.m. MT:A judge won’t throw out a lawsuit from a powerful liquor lobby that wants a piece of Nevada’s new recreational marijuana industry. A group of independent liquor wholesalers…

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Philly mayor continues to advocate legal weed, calling for sales at state liquor stores

Published: May 11, 2017, 11:36 am • Updated: May 11, 2017, 11:36 am By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney says recreational marijuana use should be legal in Pennsylvania and says the best place for it to be sold is state-run liquor stores. He tells WHYY’s “Radio…

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‘No one has done this in Oregon since liquor Prohibition’: Cities setting rules after opting in to legal weed

Published: Nov 21, 2016, 9:40 am • Updated: Nov 21, 2016, 9:40 am By Andrew Selsky, The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. — About 30 counties and cities in the state approved some type of Oregon marijuana business in the 2016 election, and officials in those communities now must establish rules…

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