Colorado school police dispute notion that teen marijuana use is down

Published: Dec 22, 2017, 6:19 am • Updated: Dec 22, 2017, 1:38 pm By David Migoya, The Denver Post State and federal surveys have declared that Colorado youths are not using marijuana more than before the drug became legal for adult recreational use in 2014, and that use among juveniles…

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Alaska marijuana board shuts down embattled edibles company

Published: Dec 19, 2017, 8:42 am • Updated: Dec 19, 2017, 8:46 am By The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska’s marijuana control agency voted to revoke the license of a marijuana edibles manufacturer that was accused of selling moldy products. The state’s Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office board voted…

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After a hot summer, Colorado’s cannabis sales cool down

Published: Dec 11, 2017, 6:24 pm • Updated: Dec 11, 2017, 6:31 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado’s cannabis sales have chilled from their seasonal summer highs. After three consecutive months of $ 136 million in combined recreational and medical cannabis sales, Colorado’s marijuana dispensaries recorded nearly $ 121.6…

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Cops shut down dispensary, then arrest workers who try to re-open it

Published: Nov 9, 2017, 11:10 am • Updated: Nov 9, 2017, 11:27 am By Scott Schwebke, Orange County Register SANTA ANA – About 40 pounds of marijuana were seized and seven people arrested Tuesday night, Nov. 7 after they re-entered a marijuana dispensary closed earlier in the day by police,…

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Colorado’s bank commissioner who dreamed up cannabis banking solution, steps down

Published: Oct 31, 2017, 10:49 am • Updated: Oct 31, 2017, 10:50 am By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post Chris Myklebust, the state bank and financial services commissioner who dreamed up a pot-banking workaround for Colorado, is leaving his job at the end of next month, joining a growing list…

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Crowdfunding site shuts down campaign for California cannabis farm fire victims

Published: Oct 18, 2017, 8:39 am • Updated: Oct 18, 2017, 8:50 am By The Cannifornian, The Cannabist Staff An online payment company has shut down a fundraising campaign set up to support cannabis cultivators who’ve been impacted by the deadly wildfires in Northern California, saying marijuana remains illegal under…

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Los Angeles cannabis businesses concerned regs will shut them down

Published: Oct 10, 2017, 12:21 pm • Updated: Oct 10, 2017, 12:25 pm By Robin Abcarian, Los Angeles Times Like countless Californians in the last few years, Roberta Koz Wilson and her brother Jeff saw the coming revolution in cannabis and decided they wanted a piece of it. Or in…

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FDA hints it may crack down on marijuana products that claim health benefits

Published: Oct 3, 2017, 3:12 pm • Updated: Oct 3, 2017, 5:16 pm By Drew Armstrong and Michelle Fay Cortez, Bloomberg The U.S. Food and Drug Administration may start cracking down on claims that marijuana has health benefits that haven’t been proven, the agency’s commissioner said Tuesday. “I see people…

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