Maine gov proposes delaying recreational sales until 2019

Published: Oct 19, 2017, 2:48 pm • Updated: Oct 19, 2017, 3:03 pm By The Associated Press AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine’s Republican governor is proposing that lawmakers consider simply delaying recreational marijuana sales, instead of passing a legislative re-write of the voter-approved marijuana law. The Maine Legislature is set to…

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Recreational sales could start this weekend in another big Nevada city

Published: Oct 18, 2017, 2:34 pm • Updated: Oct 18, 2017, 2:53 pm By The Associated Press HENDERSON, Nev. — A city outside Las Vegas has approved the sale of recreational marijuana nearly four months after sales began across Nevada. The Henderson City Council on Tuesday approved applications from five…

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Colorado’s 2017 marijuana sales reach $1 billion in just eight months

Published: Oct 11, 2017, 5:54 pm • Updated: Oct 11, 2017, 6:17 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Legal marijuana is a bona fide billion-dollar industry in Colorado. And it’s hitting the mark faster than ever. In 2017, Colorado eclipsed $ 1 billion in marijuana sales in eight months;…

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Nevada reaps $3.7M in tax revenue in first month of recreational marijuana sales

Published: Sep 28, 2017, 7:06 pm • Updated: Sep 28, 2017, 8:12 pm By The Associated Press RENO, Nev. — State tax officials say the first month of legal sales of recreational marijuana in Nevada brought in more than $ 3.5 million in tax revenue. Nevada Tax Department spokeswoman Stephanie…

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Town that voted yes to recreational marijuana legalization votes no to sales

Published: Sep 20, 2017, 11:54 am • Updated: Sep 20, 2017, 11:54 am By The Associated Press MILFORD, Mass. — Voters in Milford have banned retail stores and other marijuana businesses from operating in town despite supporting the legalization of recreational cannabis in Massachusetts last year. The Tuesday referendum was…

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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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Second-biggest city in Nevada lifts weed ban; sales could start in weeks

Published: Sep 6, 2017, 12:51 pm • Updated: Sep 6, 2017, 12:51 pm By Chris Kudialis, Las Vegas Sun Pot shoppers in Henderson will soon be able to legally purchase the plant for recreational use after the Henderson City Council voted Tuesday to end a moratorium that had been in…

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