After long wait, 1st legal marijuana shops on East Coast to open

By?Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press NORTHAMPTON, Mass. — With its youthful vibe and eclectic mix of culture, a small Massachusetts city seems a logical site for the nation’s first legal recreational marijuana sales east of Colorado. An existing medical marijuana dispensary in Northampton — nestled in Massachusetts’ scenic Pioneer Valley…

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Denver’s second licensed social marijuana business to open this fall as vaping bar and lounge

Denver’s licensing director signed off Friday on the city’s second license for a marijuana consumption area in a business, paving the way for a vaping bar and lounge to open this fall. The owners of Vape and Play plan to open the 21-and-over social lounge and entertainment venue in November…

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Idaho Senate vacates vote that killed CBD legalization bill for open meeting law violation

Published: Mar 6, 2018, 5:54 pm • Updated: Mar 6, 2018, 6:05 pm By Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho — An Idaho Senate panel on Tuesday vacated a decision that halted a proposal to legalize oil extracted from cannabis plants because it was held after an open meeting violation.…

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Mistrial declared for Denver cannabis church leaders charged with open and public marijuana consumption

Published: Mar 1, 2018, 5:00 am • Updated: Mar 2, 2018, 7:44 am By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff The prosecution of leaders of a Denver cannabis church on charges of open and public consumption of marijuana didn’t make it past jury selection Wednesday. Denver County Court Judge Fred Rodgers…

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Photos: Pennsylvania’s first medical marijuana dispensaries now open

Published: Feb 15, 2018, 9:22 am • Updated: Feb 15, 2018, 3:45 pm By Mark Scolforo, Associated Press The first legal medical marijuana sales under a 2-year-old state law began Thursday at a dispensary in western Pennsylvania, with the first purchase by a woman who lobbied for passage of the…

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New recreational marijuana dispensary to open in Tabernash, Colorado

Published: Feb 11, 2018, 4:13 pm • Updated: Feb 11, 2018, 4:13 pm By Sawyer d’Argonne, Sky-Hi News A new marijuana dispensary is set to open in Tabernash in the coming months, offering recreational cannabis and a laid-back, easygoing atmosphere. The new store, Bonfire Cannabis Co., is located off Highway…

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Stymied Angelenos flock to West Hollywood to buy marijuana in stores open there

Published: Jan 3, 2018, 4:12 pm • Updated: Jan 3, 2018, 5:22 pm By Elizabeth Chou, The Cannifornian Roberto Latuya said the last time he smoked marijuana might have been in 1969. “It’s why I’m here now — I’m ecstatic about it,” said the 69-year-old rock guitarist from East Los Angeles,…

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