Colorado town uses lottery to select two candidates to open marijuana stores

Published: Oct 12, 2017, 12:28 pm • Updated: Oct 12, 2017, 12:53 pm By The Associated Press PALISADE, Colo. — Fourteen Potential Colorado marijuana business owners put their names in a lottery for the opportunity to open a retail marijuana store in Palisade. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports the…

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Ontario aims to have 150 marijuana stores run by the government

Published: Sep 8, 2017, 10:39 am • Updated: Sep 8, 2017, 10:39 am By The Associated Press TORONTO — Canada’s most populous province, Ontario, plans to sell cannabis in as many as 150 government-run stores after the federal government legalizes recreational marijuana by July. The government says marijuana will only…

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Anchorage Assembly asks state to allow marijuana consumption in retail stores

Published: Jul 14, 2017, 7:32 am • Updated: Jul 14, 2017, 7:40 am By Devin Kelly, Alaska Dispatch News July 12 — ANCHORAGE — The Anchorage Assembly on Tuesday urged state marijuana regulators to pass laws allowing tourists and locals to smoke or consume marijuana in retail shops, saying it’s…

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Philly mayor continues to advocate legal weed, calling for sales at state liquor stores

Published: May 11, 2017, 11:36 am • Updated: May 11, 2017, 11:36 am By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney says recreational marijuana use should be legal in Pennsylvania and says the best place for it to be sold is state-run liquor stores. He tells WHYY’s “Radio…

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Suspect in armed robberies of Colorado hydroponics stores is charged with attempted murder

Published: Mar 16, 2017, 7:51 am • Updated: Mar 16, 2017, 7:51 am By Kieran Nicholson, The Denver Post A man suspected of robbing several hydroponic grow stores over the past five months has been charged with 35 criminal counts, including four counts of attempted first-degree murder. Howard Dean Pedersen,…

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Washington State Issues 142 Medical Endorsements To Already-Licensed Marijuana Stores

Washington State has one of the oldest medical marijuana laws in the country, and one of the oldest medical marijuana industries in the country as well. However, the medical marijuana industry has operated in a legal grey area for quite sometime, and after the passage of Senate Bill 5052, the…

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Portland City Commissioner Wants To Create A ‘Green Light District’ For Marijuana Stores

Portland, Oregon is home to one of the best marijuana scenes on the planet, and it’s getting better everyday. There are so many marijuana stores in Portland right now that you can almost drive down any busy street and see multiple marijuana stores. Oregon has always been home to amazing…

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There’s No Excuse For Marijuana Stores Selling To Underage Customers

I have written a couple of articles now stressing the importance of marijuana stores checking EVERYONE’S identification before they sell them marijuana. The entire world is watching the industry right now, and every misstep is magnified several times over by opponents and the media. That’s why every time I read…

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