Social use marijuana clubs will soon be legal in Denver, but how many will open?

Published: Aug 22, 2017, 9:02 am • Updated: Aug 22, 2017, 9:55 am By Kristen Nichols, The Associated Press DENVER — Colorado’s largest city is on the brink of licensing some of the nation’s first legal marijuana clubs. But Denver’s elaborate hurdles for potential weed-friendly coffee shops and gathering places…

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Cannabist Show: He has a 420-friendly event space ready to go while Denver figures out social use

Published: Aug 4, 2017, 2:23 pm • Updated: Aug 4, 2017, 2:25 pm By Vincent Chandler, The Cannabist Staff Featured guest: Herban Space founder Cliff Gordon. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  While Denver works out how to enact its first-of-its-kind voter-approved social marijuana use initiative, some spaces are finding ways…

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“Bonanza” for Las Vegas: Nevada Sen. Tick Segerblom talks social use, cannabis law issues in Denver

Published: Jul 31, 2017, 10:03 am • Updated: Jul 31, 2017, 10:45 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Public consumption of cannabis is the “next frontier” and the next big legal hurdle for Nevada and other legalized states, said Tick Segerblom, a state senator representing Las Vegas. All eyes…

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Denver finalizes first-in-nation marijuana social use rules, dropping some restrictions

Published: Jun 30, 2017, 10:19 am • Updated: Jun 30, 2017, 10:42 am By Jon Murray, The Denver Post Denver’s top licensing official Friday unveiled final rules for a four-year pilot program that in coming months will allow patrons of some businesses to use marijuana in a social setting. The…

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New Jersey Legalization Proposal Should Include Social Justice Revisions

There was a hearing yesterday in the New Jersey State Legislature for SB (Senate Bill) 3195, which would legalize small amounts of marijuana for adults 21 and older.  This Bill is sponsored by Senator Nicholas Scutari (D-Union). While we are generally supportive of bills such as this, and have reported on…

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Proposed Denver social marijuana use rules so restrictive “99 percent” of business owners “no longer interested”

Published: Jun 14, 2017, 7:59 am • Updated: Jun 14, 2017, 8:19 am By Kieran Nicholson, The Denver Post Among the main concerns Tuesday night at a public hearing on social marijuana use at Denver businesses were dual consumption of pot and alcohol, cannabis odors, visibility and protecting children from…

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Want to go to one of Denver’s new social pot use events? Proposed rules say you’ll need to sign a waiver

Published: May 11, 2017, 2:38 pm • Updated: May 11, 2017, 3:19 pm By Jon Murray, The Denver Post Businesses that obtain permits to offer Denver’s first-in-the-nation areas for social marijuana use would have to require patrons to sign waivers as they enter. They would have to follow a ventilation plan if…

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City Officials, Industry Professionals, and Activists work together on Social Cannabis Consumption in Oregon

Cannabis consumption has been happening in social settings ever since humans began to interact with the plant. However, with so many states coming online with recreational/adult-use cannabis laws, it brings the discussion about social cannabis consumption to a whole new level.  You may recall what a close vote the city…

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The top 12 social media platforms for cannabis enthusiasts and entrepreneurs to connect

Published: Mar 21, 2017, 9:09 am • Updated: Mar 21, 2017, 9:10 am By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian For the weed-loving community, photos of flowers, profiles of dispensaries and lists of upcoming cannabis events aren’t tough to track down on mainstream social media platforms. But Facebook and other giants…

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