Medical, recreational marijuana sales banned in Elko, Nevada

Published: Feb 19, 2018, 2:43 pm • Updated: Feb 19, 2018, 2:44 pm By The Associated Press ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A city in northern Nevada has approved an ordinance prohibiting recreational and medical marijuana businesses within city limits. The Elko Daily Free Press reports the Elko City Council adopted…

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Munchies, meet Thin Mints: Girl Scouts will now allow cookie sales outside Colorado pot shops

Published: Feb 16, 2018, 2:21 pm • Updated: Feb 16, 2018, 6:28 pm By Lindsey Bartlett and Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff It’s a pairing as natural as milk and cookies, or beer and pretzels. The Girls Scouts of Colorado have decided it’s now cool to peddle their baked goods…

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Aspen marijuana sales just topped annual liquor sales for the first time

Published: Feb 8, 2018, 11:26 am • Updated: Feb 9, 2018, 12:12 pm By Rick Carroll, The Aspen Times There was plenty of green to go around among Aspen’s marijuana dispensaries in 2017, and more than enough to top liquor stores in revenue, as well. Legal-pot purveyors hauled in $…

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Per-capita recreational marijuana sales sky high in Colorado’s southern border communities

Published: Feb 9, 2018, 6:41 pm • Updated: Feb 9, 2018, 6:47 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado’s southern border communities led the the state in 2017 per-capita cannabis sales — by a country mile. While the bulk of Colorado’s $ 1.09 billion in 2017 recreational marijuana sales…

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Recreational marijuana sales now legal in Maine, but dispensaries have no way to obtain licenses

Published: Feb 1, 2018, 12:32 pm • Updated: Feb 1, 2018, 12:49 pm By The Associated Press AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine lawmakers are making it all but certain that retail pot sales approved by voters in 2016 will be pushed back again until next year. A move to push back…

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Massachusetts cannabis capitalists exploit loopholes by “gifting” before sales start

Published: Feb 1, 2018, 8:56 am • Updated: Feb 1, 2018, 8:56 am By Philip Marcelo, The Associated Press BOSTON — The single bottle of juice delivered to your door will set you back at least $ 55. But the bag of marijuana that comes with it? On the house.…

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Maine House Leader suggests delaying cannabis sales another year

Published: Jan 30, 2018, 1:13 pm • Updated: Jan 30, 2018, 1:59 pm By The Associated Press AUGUSTA, Maine — Republican House Leader Ken Fredette is calling for the delay of recreational marijuana sales in Maine until next year, or until lawmakers approve needed regulations. A ban on retail cannabis…

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