Cannabis industry leaders: Marijuana businesses can redefine Corporate Social Responsibility

Published: Feb 12, 2018, 3:14 pm • Updated: Feb 12, 2018, 3:15 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff The cannabis industry is in a unique position to reshape and redefine Corporate Social Responsibility by creating a better version of so-called “corporate citizenship”– and making it the new standard in…

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Massachusetts cannabis commission rolls out preliminary rules, including delivery, social use

Published: Dec 18, 2017, 2:42 pm • Updated: Dec 18, 2017, 2:43 pm By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON — From “cannabis cafes” to “craft cooperatives,” regulators have been laying out a vision for what a potential multibillion dollar recreational marijuana industry might look like when retail sales begin…

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Op-ed: Denver should re-think the stiffer-than-workable rules for social marijuana venues

Published: Dec 18, 2017, 10:51 am • Updated: Dec 18, 2017, 10:51 am By The Denver Post Editorial Board The history of Colorado’s long experiment with cannabis legalization has been fueled by great energy among ganjapreneurs looking to try new marketplaces. Think back to the launch of legal pot sales…

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Denver businesses can now apply for social marijuana use licenses

Published: Aug 24, 2017, 5:05 pm • Updated: Aug 24, 2017, 6:37 pm By Jon Murray, The Denver Post Denver’s voter-authorized program to allow social marijuana use at some businesses is ready for launch, city officials said Thursday as they announced they were ready to accept applications. But the initial…

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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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