Denver’s social marijuana use panel clashes over rollout details

Published: Feb 23, 2017, 3:59 pm • Updated: Feb 24, 2017, 9:37 am By Jon Murray, The Denver Post Denver city officials have brought together a disparate group to advise them on how to implement the city’s first-of-its-kind social marijuana use permit program. When the panel met this week, the…

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White House comments pointing to marijuana crackdown light up social media

Published: Feb 23, 2017, 7:34 pm • Updated: Feb 23, 2017, 8:35 pm By The Cannabist Staff White House spokesman Sean Spicer’s press briefing Thursday shook up the marijuana world. Spicer’s response to an Arkansas reporter’s query about that state’s new voter-approved medical marijuana law included comments that “there’s a…

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Cannabist Show: He innovated live resin; He created the Duby social network

Published: Feb 16, 2017, 3:24 pm • Updated: Feb 16, 2017, 3:34 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Cannabis concentrates innovator Kind Bill and Alec Rochford, CEO of Duby. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  An industry where experience hurts you: navigating the legal weed world with remnants of the…

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Next steps for implementing Denver’s social pot use law

Published: Dec 5, 2016, 6:29 pm • Updated: Dec 6, 2016, 6:31 am By Jon Murray, The Denver Post Denver licensing and legal officials told City Council members Monday that they still had plenty of work to do to implement the first-of-its-kind social marijuana use law approved by city voters last month.…

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How soon could Denver businesses open the first social pot use areas? Well, about that…

Published: Dec 4, 2016, 1:49 am • Updated: Dec 5, 2016, 7:45 am By Jon Murray, The Denver Post For Mutiny Information Cafe on Denver’s South Broadway strip, the city’s recently passed social marijuana use voter initiative could allow for once-a-month Saturday night gatherings that mix vaping, edibles and dancing.…

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Bars just got nixed from seeking Denver social marijuana use permits

Published: Nov 18, 2016, 4:34 pm • Updated: Nov 18, 2016, 5:47 pm By Jon Murray, The Denver Post State licensing officials delivered a blow Friday to Denver’s voter-passed Initiative 300 by announcing a new rule that will keep bars and many restaurants from applying for new social marijuana use permits.…

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Lead grows for social marijuana use Initiative 300 as Denver ballot count continues

Published: Nov 11, 2016, 1:39 pm • Updated: Nov 12, 2016, 10:55 am By Jon Murray, The Denver Post Too many ballots remain uncounted to declare victory for Denver’s social marijuana use ballot measure, but its lead has continued to widen in updated results. As of 7:30 p.m. Friday, 52.7 percent…

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