In order to keep 5 marijuana licenses, Colorado town trustee resigns 2 days after winning election

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A Grand Junction area trustee has announced that he is resigning less than 48 hours after winning the election. Jesse Loughman says he is giving up the Palisade office so he can keep his five marijuana licenses. He owns Palisade’s only retail and medical marijuana…

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Plans for California marijuana resort “on the back burner” after town sold to oil company

LOS ANGELES — Nipton’s new swimming hole is under construction, booze is returning to the restaurant and lottery tickets are being sold again at the ghost town’s general store. But it likely will be some time before those buds of green and gold that tokers really want are lining the…

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Remember that company developing a marijuana resort in California? They’re selling the town to an oil company.

LOS ANGELES — Could plans to turn an old California ghost town into a marijuana mecca be going up in smoke? Cannabis technology company American Green, which bought Nipton for $ 5 million last year, has sold it to another company for $ 7.7 million, acknowledging it struggled to raise…

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Police still hush, hush on marijuana store burglary in Colorado mountain town

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat Springs police still are not releasing any details related to a March 4 burglary at the Billo marijuana store. Plywood covers a window Monday at the Billo marijuana store in the Curve Plaza commercial center in west Steamboat Springs. (Matt Stensland, Steamboat Today) “I appreciate the…

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Business owner, Idaho town clash over right to sell CBD products

Published: Dec 19, 2017, 10:29 am • Updated: Dec 19, 2017, 10:29 am By Kimberlee Kruesi, The Associated Press BOISE, Idaho — A small-business owner with hopes of selling oil extracted from cannabis plants in staunchly anti-marijuana Idaho has found himself in conflict with local officials who say such products…

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A Colorado ski town is on track to pass $10M in marijuana sales this year. It only has 3 shops

Published: Nov 14, 2017, 2:54 pm • Updated: Nov 14, 2017, 4:06 pm By Matt Stensland, Steamboat Today STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat Springs marijuana sales are still on track to surpass $ 10 million this year, but for the first time there have been two consecutive months that have only…

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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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Here’s what it looks like when a town uses a lottery system for marijuana biz licenses

Published: Oct 2, 2017, 2:44 pm • Updated: Oct 2, 2017, 3:32 pm By Courtney Tompkins, Long Beach Press-Telegram Officials often boast about doing things the Long Beach way, and Thursday’s lottery drawing for medical marijuana licenses was no different. Shortly after 9 a.m., officials kicked off a process inside…

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