First recreational marijuana dispensary opens in Longmont city limits

Legal recreational pot sales within Longmont city limits began Monday morning with Black Hawk resident Tyler Worley’s purchase of 28 pre-rolled joints from Boulder-based Terrapin Care Station at its new store at 650 20th Ave. “That’s pretty cool,” Worley said about being the first person to legally purchase recreational cannabis…

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Edgewater’s $13 million civic center, partly funded by cannabis cash, opens Sunday

EDGEWATER — This weekend, thanks to its bustling marijuana trade, this tiny city on the western shore of Sloan’s Lake will forge a new civic identity with the opening of a $ 13 million municipal complex complete with library, police station, fitness center and city offices. Without $ 3 million…

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Paris Opens First CBD Coffee Shops, French Government Shuts Them Down

Paris Opens First CBD Coffee Shops, Then French Government Shuts Them Down Paris becomes the latest city to legally open cannabis “coffee shops”.  France, which has some of the harshest cannabis laws in the European Union, also has some of the highest cannabis consumption rates in the continent.  The fun…

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MedMen opens state-of-the-art marijuana cultivation facility outside Reno

SPARKS, Nev. — After being in the works for nearly two years, a state-of-the-art marijuana factory in northern Nevada’s high desert is up and running. The opening of the $ 15 million MedMen facility east of the Reno-Sparks area marks a goal of the company to change the conversation surrounding…

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Hemp operation opens in historic florist greenhouse

An agricultural biotechnology company has launched a hemp grow operation in a newly renovated greenhouse space on the grounds of the historic Lafayette Florist. Lafayette-based Front Range Biosciences rented the 12,000-square-foot greenhouse — which had been used to grow flowers since the 1970s — and is growing industrial hemp clones…

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Today: Alaska city opens marijuana regulations for public comment

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 12:10 pm • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 12:10 pm By The Associated Press FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Banning onsite marijuana consumption and limiting the number of pot retail stores are just two of the proposed ordinances in Fairbanks. The proposal adds six new pages of Fairbanks General…

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Uruguay opens registry for world’s first government-run marijuana market

Published: May 2, 2017, 9:27 am • Updated: May 2, 2017, 9:27 am By The Associated Press BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Uruguay is beginning to register people who want to legally buy marijuana at pharmacies as part of the world’s first government-regulated national marketplace for pot. Authorities announced the registry’s…

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Massachusetts opens hearings on recreational marijuana regulation

Published: Mar 20, 2017, 8:03 am • Updated: Mar 20, 2017, 3:24 pm By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON — Backers of legalized recreational marijuana urged Massachusetts legislators Monday to hold off, at least for now, on making any significant changes to a law voters approved in November. The…

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