Up in Smoke: Authorities investigating possible marijuana grow house after fire

Authorities are investigating whether a building in Brooklyn that caught fire Saturday morning was being used as an illegal marijuana grow house. Read More: https://7ny.tv/2IGjUjH Check out more Eyewitness News – https://7ny.tv/3mNAvli NEW HERE? – Hi! We’re abc7NY, also known as Channel 7 on TV, home to Eyewitness News, New…

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Oregon Cannabis Business Destroyed By Fire Vows To Rebuild Despite Lack of Aid

The owner of an Oregon cannabis shop destroyed by the wildfires ravaging the West Coast is vowing to rebuild, despite being ineligible for the aid provided to most businesses. Thorin Thacker, the co-owner of Canyon Cannabis in Gates, Oregon, was told that it took only 15 minutes for the store…

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Two people arrested in Pueblo County after fire at mobile home, investigators suspect hash oil blaze

Two people were arrested Tuesday afternoon in Pueblo County after firefighters and police responded to a fire, which allegedly was sparked by butane hash oil production. The fire broke out in the back of a mobile home in the 100 block of 32 3/4 Lane in the St. Charles Mesa…

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California cannabis company receives historic $1 million insurance payout following fire

It’s believed to be the largest insurance award ever given to a legal marijuana business. Industry insiders also see the event as another indicator of how rapidly the legal cannabis industry has matured, and how much corporate America’s “take” on cannabis companies has changed. Earlier this month the Santa Barbara…

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Vape pen sparks mini fire in security line at DIA, forcing evacuation

Published: Feb 24, 2018, 11:06 am • Updated: Feb 24, 2018, 11:06 am By Danika Worthington, The Denver Post, The Cannabist Staff A vape pen disassembled by its owner to prevent sparking a fire did just that when it passed through an x-ray in the TSA security line at Denver…

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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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Chair of Alaska marijuana board under fire for potential conflict of interest

Published: Sep 6, 2017, 8:11 am • Updated: Sep 6, 2017, 8:11 am By The Associated Press SOLDOTNA, Alaska — The chairman of the board that regulates Alaska’s legal marijuana industry is defending himself against conflict of interest questions. Peter Mlynarik told Soldotna radio station KSRM he was involved in…

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Will weed light new fire for Nevada tourism? State agency wants to find out

Published: Jul 5, 2017, 4:34 pm • Updated: Jul 6, 2017, 1:32 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Marijuana won’t be part of any official Nevada tourism campaigns in the near future, but the Silver State’s marketing gurus aren’t necessarily folding on the idea for the long-term. The Nevada…

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