Cory Gardner will try to pass marijuana banking, other reforms in the Senate next week

Marijuana businesses in Colorado and across the country are anxiously awaiting a move by Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, next week that could completely transform the way they do business. Gardner plans to introduce an amendment Monday that, if passed, would let cannabis businesses open bank accounts in states where they’re…

Continue reading

Third illegal-grow marijuana bust in Pueblo County in a week

A third illegal marijuana grow this week was busted Friday in Pueblo County, according to the sheriff’s office, and the latest discovery uncovered 420 plants, worth an estimated $ 1.2 million. A Pueblo West resident called the sheriff’s office about a “strong order of marijuana” coming from inside a home…

Continue reading

Vermont House passes marijuana legalization bill. Senate to vote next week

Published: Jan 4, 2018, 4:37 pm • Updated: Jan 4, 2018, 4:37 pm By The Associated Press Lawmakers in the Vermont House passed a proposal that would make the Green Mountain State the latest to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. House lawmakers spent much of the day Thursday, with…

Continue reading

Key decisions on marijuana will be made in Maine lawmakers’ special session this week

Published: Oct 23, 2017, 11:28 am • Updated: Oct 23, 2017, 11:28 am By The Associated Press AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine lawmakers have begun a special session in Augusta. Republican Gov. Paul LePage ordered lawmakers to return Monday to fix problems in several areas. The biggest fights are expected over…

Continue reading

Hawaii’s sole medical marijuana dispensary sells out in first week

Published: Aug 14, 2017, 7:54 am • Updated: Aug 14, 2017, 7:55 am By The Associated Press WAILUKU, Hawaii — Less than a week after it opened, Maui’s first state-licensed medical marijuana dispensary is reworking its opening hours as demand for its product outstrips supply because of a backlog. Maui…

Continue reading