Colorado marijuana sales top $750 million at 2017 midpoint

Published: Aug 10, 2017, 3:28 pm • Updated: Aug 10, 2017, 4:56 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Halfway through 2017, Colorado’s marijuana retailers amassed more than $ 750 million in sales, according to The Cannabist’s extrapolations of the latest tax data released by the state. Covering both the…

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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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Colorado Springs head shops accused of illegal marijuana sales; 13 indicted

Published: Jul 25, 2017, 3:33 pm • Updated: Jul 25, 2017, 5:28 pm By Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff Two Colorado Springs head shops are at the center of a 13-person indictment announced Tuesday. The alleged criminal enterprise running the two storefronts illegally distributed nearly 200 pounds of cannabis. The…

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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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Monthly marijuana sales of $100 million the ‘new norm’ in Colorado

Published: Jul 13, 2017, 6:53 am • Updated: Jul 13, 2017, 10:21 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff May was another milestone month for Colorado cannabis sales. The $ 127.7 million of flower, edibles and concentrates sold at the state’s marijuana shops in May didn’t set a record for…

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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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Photos: Nevada legal recreational marijuana sales launch on Las Vegas Strip

Published: Jul 1, 2017, 7:19 am • Updated: Jul 1, 2017, 7:34 am By Regina Garcia Cano, The Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Nevada became the fifth state in the U.S. with stores selling marijuana for recreational purposes, opening a market early Saturday that is eventually expected to outpace any…

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Nevada dispensaries stock up, prep for legal recreational marijuana sales

Published: Jun 30, 2017, 10:38 pm • Updated: Jun 30, 2017, 10:38 pm By Regina Garcia Cano, The Associated Press LAS VEGAS — At a nondescript building near the Las Vegas Strip, workers in scrubs, hair nets and surgical masks furiously attached labels to sealed jars as others checked on…

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