This architect used to work for Disney. Now, he designs cannabis retail stores.

From Disneyland to dispensaries faster than you can say “Magic Mountain”. Architectural design firm The McBride Company, headquartered in Vermont, has created everything from restaurants to hotels, theaters, casinos and most notably over the last two decades, its been the sole design ambassador for Margaritaville. Now the firm is lending…

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What Advertising Plan Work Best for Cannabis Businesses?

To succeed, a business needs an effective advertising and marketing plan. This is especially true for new business and entrepreneurs. The regulations surrounding the cannabis industry are always in flux. Cannabis businesses need to navigate the complicated restrictions placed on them. The limits set at state and federal level make…

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Federal marijuana bills boosted by new supporters as Congress gets back to work

Published: Jan 9, 2018, 9:49 am • Updated: Jan 9, 2018, 11:06 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Lawmakers lined up behind several cannabis-related House bills in the wake of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ policy shift last week rescinding the Obama-era Cole Memo that had protected states with…

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Countdown to California recreational cannabis: Where, when, how it will work

Published: Nov 20, 2017, 8:01 am • Updated: Nov 20, 2017, 8:20 am By Michael R. Blood, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — California has published the rules that will govern its legal marijuana economy in 2018, giving businesses and consumers a glimpse into the future. But there are important…

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Marijuana tax revenues start in 2018, but the real work starts now, proponents say

Published: Nov 10, 2017, 1:28 pm • Updated: Nov 10, 2017, 1:28 pm By Randy Wyrick, Vail Daily EAGLE — The day after Election Day, Chris Lindley was smiling as he picked up campaign signs. It’ll be his easiest task for the foreseeable future, after helping pass Eagle County’s new…

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Men arrested in SUV full of illegal weed say they were hired in California to work in Colorado

Published: Oct 9, 2017, 8:45 am • Updated: Oct 9, 2017, 8:45 am By The Cannabist Network The regional drug task force arrested four men found with about 120 pounds of marijuana last week in Rifle. A couple of the men said they were working at a grow site somewhere…

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