Frisco, Colorado to Vice Media: Don’t smoke marijuana in public

Frisco’s marketing department doesn’t have a problem with Vice Media coming to town, but it would like the news and culture site to follow the rules if it returns to film another installment of its marijuana web series “Blunt Reviews.” The nine-minute video features host Simone Sullivan staying at a home in…

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CU Boulder pot researchers invite public to hitch ride on project

Published: Mar 11, 2018, 8:21 am • Updated: Mar 11, 2018, 8:22 am By Charlie Brennan, Boulder Daily Camera As rapidly as the cannabis industry in Colorado and across the United States is expanding, scientists’ data-based knowledge of pot’s effects has not been keeping pace. Researchers at the University of…

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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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Marijuana odor could be “public nuisance” under proposed Vermont bill

Published: Mar 2, 2018, 8:22 am • Updated: Mar 2, 2018, 8:22 am By The Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Legal marijuana users in Vermont may want to invest in an air freshener. The Burlington Free Press reports lawmakers are currently considering a bill that could allow cities and…

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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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North Dakota officials gather public input on medical marijuana

Published: Dec 11, 2017, 8:58 am • Updated: Dec 11, 2017, 8:58 am By The Associated Press WILLISTON, N.D. — North Dakota health officials will begin gathering public input Monday about proposed medical marijuana rules as the state prepares to launch its program. Health officials plan to hear from prospective…

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As marijuana legalization reduces alcohol use, what is the public health impact?

Published: Dec 1, 2017, 1:34 pm • Updated: Dec 1, 2017, 2:49 pm By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post Alcoholic beverage sales fell by 15 percent following the introduction of medical marijuana laws in a number of states, according to a new working paper by researchers at the University of…

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San Francisco will remove cannabis advertising from public transit

Published: Nov 22, 2017, 8:26 am • Updated: Nov 22, 2017, 8:27 am By The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco’s public transit board has voted to ban marijuana advertising on its buses, trains and shelters, reversing its current policy. The San Francisco Examiner reports the board of the…

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Public banks offer hope for cannabis industry

Published: Nov 6, 2017, 7:46 am • Updated: Nov 6, 2017, 7:47 am By Omar Sacirbey,  marijuana Business Daily DENVER — With most private institutions and credit unions still avoiding the legal cannabis industry, many marijuana businesses remain without bank accounts. But one idea is gaining acceptance among marijuana entrepreneurs…

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