Bummer: Colorado COVID-19 Cannabis Executive Orders Set to Expire

Executive orders that relaxed cannabis regulations in Colorado during the COVID-19 pandemic expired last week after earlier efforts by state lawmakers to make them permanent failed. The executive order from Democratic Gov. Jared Polis expired on June 10, ending temporary authority for physicians to make medical marijuana recommendations for patients…

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Cat Packer, LA’s First Executive Director of the Department of Cannabis, Sees Progress, but Much More is Required

In 2017, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti appointed Cat Packer as the city’s first executive director of the Department of Cannabis Regulation. In the years since, Packer, an ardent advocate for equality and inclusivity, believes the city has made strides to establish a regulatory infrastructure with pathways for equitable ownership. …

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Colorado COVID-19 Executive Orders For Cannabis Expire

Executive orders that relaxed cannabis regulations in Colorado during the COVID-19 pandemic expired last week after earlier efforts by state lawmakers to make them permanent failed. The executive order from Democratic Gov. Jared Polis expired on June 10, ending temporary authority for physicians to make medical marijuana recommendations for patients…

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CBD Company Boldt Runners Corp. Brings Former Tobacco Executive To Their Team

If you want to position your company as a safer alternative to tobacco, maybe you need someone who knows a thing or two about tobacco. That seems to be the logic employed by CBD manufacturer Boldt Runners Corp., which this week announced a series of personnel changes. Chief among them:…

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Ex DEA Agent Now a Successful Executive in the Cannabis Industry

Ex DEA Agent Now A Successful Executive In The Cannabis Industry A former US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) agent is now a big name in the booming cannabis industry. Patrick Moen is managing director of Privateer Holdings, a Seattle-based cannabis investment firm. Privateer Holdings’ portfolio includes other big names in…

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An Open Letter To Ohioans From ResponsibleOhio Executive Director Ian James

On November 3, after a fourteen-month conversation with voters, we heard their clear, collective voice. Though Ohioans know the status quo doesn’t work and is unacceptable, voters demanded a free market pathway that would take Ohio from prohibition to legalization. We trusted the voters throughout the process and we maintain…

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