Milestone for Colorado marijuana: $100M in monthly recreational sales

Published: Sep 12, 2017, 5:37 pm • Updated: Sep 12, 2017, 5:53 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The trend of summer highs for Colorado’s cannabis industry continued in July as monthly recreational sales surpassed the $ 100 million mark for the first time since legalization. The Cannabist’s calculations…

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Will Colorado’s second-largest city vote on recreational cannabis in 2018?

Published: Aug 30, 2017, 1:02 pm • Updated: Aug 30, 2017, 1:54 pm By Conrad Swanson, The Gazette Advocates for legalized recreational marijuana sales in Colorado Springs are setting their sights on a 2018 ballot proposal, since the chances of getting on El Paso County’s November ballot are slim. A…

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Public support for medical and recreational marijuana hits all-time high

Published: Aug 8, 2017, 11:41 am • Updated: Aug 8, 2017, 12:03 pm By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff An increasing number of Americans are in favor of national legalization of recreational and medical marijuana, and few support a federal crackdown in states that have legalized marijuana for either purpose.…

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Out of time: California moves to “emergency” rules to keep recreational weed sales on track

Published: Jul 28, 2017, 10:37 am • Updated: Jul 28, 2017, 10:42 am By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian Three state agencies spent more than a year drafting 211 pages of regulations for California’s medical marijuana market. And they’ve collected thousands of public comments on those proposed rules since they…

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Recreational weed sales begin tomorrow at Uruguay’s pharmacies

Published: Jul 18, 2017, 1:27 pm • Updated: Jul 18, 2017, 1:27 pm By The Associated Press BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Legal sales of marijuana for recreational purposes are set to begin tomorrow in Uruguay at a limited number of pharmacies to nearly 5,000 people who have registered as consumers.…

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Photos: Las Vegas tourists, locals psyched for legal recreational marijuana

Published: Jul 2, 2017, 8:16 am • Updated: Jul 2, 2017, 8:16 am By Regina Garcia Cano & John Locher,  associated Press LAS VEGAS — Cheers and long lines of tourists and locals alike greeted the first day of sales of recreational marijuana on Saturday as Nevada became the fifth…

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Photos: Nevada recreational marijuana shoppers greeted by long lines on first day of sales

Published: Jul 1, 2017, 2:04 pm • Updated: Jul 1, 2017, 2:20 pm By Regina Garcia Cano, The Associated Press LAS VEGAS — More than 100 people were in line at one Las Vegas-area dispensary Saturday morning as Nevada became the latest state in the U.S. with stores selling marijuana…

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