Denver’s stay-at-home order triggered huge sales — and safety concerns — for city’s cannabis businesses

When Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced recreational marijuana shops would be forced to close under the city’s stay-at-home order Monday, the response from customers was swift. They swarmed local dispensaries to stock up on products and caused enough of a stir that the mayor rescinded the moratorium just three hours…

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Denver cannabis cultivation occupies 4.2M square feet, but city’s cap may freeze land rush

Published: Jun 2, 2017, 3:46 pm • Updated: Jun 2, 2017, 3:46 pm By Emilie Rusch, The Denver Post The boom may be over. Marijuana’s appetite for metro real estate, once a driver of the industrial-market recovery, is showing signs of stabilizing after Denver’s decision last year to cap the number…

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California family fighting for city’s medical marijuana measure to help daughter

Published: Nov 7, 2016, 9:01 am • Updated: Nov 7, 2016, 9:03 am By Louis Casiano Jr., Orange County Register SANTA ANA – Gianna Dragotto sits in her wheelchair at the 420 Central marijuana dispensary in Santa Ana, slowly chewing spoonfuls of her low-carb dinner, which is topped with cannabis…

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Denver marijuana policy office gets more entrenched in city’s operations

Published: Oct 31, 2016, 3:03 pm • Updated: Oct 31, 2016, 4:51 pm By Jon Murray, The Denver Post Denver Mayor Michael Hancock on Monday announced a reshuffling that will merge his groundbreaking marijuana policy shop into the Department of Excise and Licenses, with Ashley Kilroy serving as director of…

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Colorado Town Finds THC In City’s Water – Police Consider Foul Play

Hugo, CO – A small Colorado town of about 800 residents, roughly 90 miles east of Colorado Springs, was rocked yesterday when tests confirmed residents had THC in their running water at home. Local law enforcement agencies immediately send out a notification to the local community warning residents not to…

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