Colorado gov calls lawmakers back for rare special session to fix pot tax error

Published: Sep 14, 2017, 6:41 pm • Updated: Sep 14, 2017, 7:06 pm By Brian Eason, The Denver Post Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday called lawmakers back to the state Capitol to fix a bill-drafting error that has been costing a number of Denver-based institutions hundreds of thousands of…

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Maryland Special Legislative Session on Medical Marijuana Denied

A Maryland special legislative session on medical marijuana has been denied. Since marijuana pre-approval licenses were announced in 2016, the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission has been accused of ignoring a law requiring it to consider racial diversity. A second lawsuit argues the commission improperly boosted lower-ranked companies in order to…

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Special delivery: Postman allegedly delivered weed along with mail

Published: Jun 27, 2017, 1:24 pm • Updated: Jun 27, 2017, 1:28 pm By The Associated Press CHICAGO — A U.S. Postal Service mail carrier is in jail after authorities discovered he was allegedly delivering a lot more than letters and magazines on his Chicago route. The Chicago Tribune reports…

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Cannabist Show 4/20 Special: Charitable cannabis companies and the quest for clean cultivation

Published: Apr 20, 2017, 4:20 am • Updated: Apr 20, 2017, 5:24 pm By The Cannabist Staff [embedded content] Welcome to Season 3 of the Cannabist Show. Featured guests: Bloom Farms founder Mike Ray and Ben Gelt of the Organic Cannabis Association. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Tax laws don’t…

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Cannabist Show 4/20 Special: Charitable cannabis companies and the quest for clean cultivation

Published: Apr 19, 2017, 5:53 pm • Updated: Apr 20, 2017, 3:33 am By The Cannabist Staff [embedded content] Welcome to Season 3 of the Cannabist Show. Featured guests: Bloom Farms founder Mike Ray and Ben Gelt of the Organic Cannabis Association. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Tax laws don’t…

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Maryland legislative leaders in stand-off over special session on medical marijuana

Published: Apr 13, 2017, 10:33 am • Updated: Apr 13, 2017, 10:33 am By Fenit Nirappil, The Washington Post Advocates who want to diversify and expand Maryland’s medical marijuana industry are calling on the General Assembly to hold a one-day special session to get the job done. But the top…

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Cannabist Show special: Favorite interviews and the top weed stories that defined 2016

Published: Jan 6, 2017, 8:20 pm • Updated: Jan 6, 2017, 8:20 pm By The Cannabist Staff Here at Cannabist HQ, we’re taking a look back at the provocative interviews on our talk show and the most memorable stories covered on the site through the turbulent but awesome year that…

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Cannabist Show special: Will marijuana industry soar or crash after Election 2016?

Published: Nov 10, 2016, 1:51 pm • Updated: Nov 10, 2016, 1:51 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: National Cannabis Industry Association deputy director Taylor West and Vicente Sederberg attorney/partner Brian Vicente. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT AFTER ELECTION 2016 •  What’s in store for legal cannabis under new president…

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