Legalizing and taxing marijuana boosts government revenue – a little, report says

A new report finds that legalizing and taxing marijuana boosts revenue for state and local governments, but not by much. The credit rating agency Moody’s Investor Service says in a study released Tuesday that legalizing recreational use of marijuana brings governments more money than it costs to regulate it. Despite…

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Celebrate National Coffee Day with a little splash of cannabis

Published: Sep 29, 2017, 9:24 am • Updated: Sep 29, 2017, 6:46 pm By The Cannabist Staff To celebrate National Coffee Day, we’re trying out the about-to-be-released instant Clockwork coffee from Colorado’s own Stillwater. Sort of like Starbuck’s Via, but infused with 5 to 10 milligrams of THC. Stand by…

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Guy stopped with 3,100 pounds of weed tells cop, “It’s just a little — I can throw it out”

Published: Sep 26, 2017, 9:55 am • Updated: Sep 26, 2017, 10:49 am By Gabrielle Porter, The Daily Sentinel A Mesa County, Colorado sheriff’s deputy was driving south on 29 Road in Fruitvale Saturday afternoon with his window down when he smelled something fishy. Well, skunky. The patrol deputy, who…

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Denver gets a little help from other states, nations as it hosts annual marijuana regulatory conference

Published: Sep 22, 2017, 1:57 pm • Updated: Sep 22, 2017, 1:57 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Denver once again will play both host and marijuana authority to policy makers from around the globe seeking to learn the nuts and bolts — and the twists and turns —…

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