First Boston pot shop, Pure Oasis, opens to small crowds

Nearly four and a half decades after the late Peter Tosh first sang “Legalize it, don’t criticize it,” his daughter Niambe McIntosh became the first person to buy recreational pot legally in Boston. “Of course: The sativa. We’re islanders; we’ve gotta have the sativa,” said McIntosh, who’d just done a…

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Boston’s first recreational pot shop opens three years after legalization vote

Boston’s first recreational marijuana shop will open Monday morning in Dorchester, bringing access to adult-use sales to into the city more than three years after voters approved recreational weed sales. Pure Oasis will open its doors at 11 a.m. Monday at 430 Blue Hill Ave. in Dorchester’s Grove Hall neighborhood.…

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Canada Opens First Cannabis Hotel

Canada Opens First Cannabis Hotel Planning your next cannabis-friendly getaway? Add this to your bucket list: Canada has just officially opened the very first cannabis-friendly luxury hotel. Cannabis Air, located in downtown Toronto, opened its doors to the public last month. While 420-friendly lodging isn’t new, Cannabis Air boasts of…

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First recreational marijuana dispensary opens in Longmont city limits

Legal recreational pot sales within Longmont city limits began Monday morning with Black Hawk resident Tyler Worley’s purchase of 28 pre-rolled joints from Boulder-based Terrapin Care Station at its new store at 650 20th Ave. “That’s pretty cool,” Worley said about being the first person to legally purchase recreational cannabis…

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Edgewater’s $13 million civic center, partly funded by cannabis cash, opens Sunday

EDGEWATER — This weekend, thanks to its bustling marijuana trade, this tiny city on the western shore of Sloan’s Lake will forge a new civic identity with the opening of a $ 13 million municipal complex complete with library, police station, fitness center and city offices. Without $ 3 million…

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Paris Opens First CBD Coffee Shops, French Government Shuts Them Down

Paris Opens First CBD Coffee Shops, Then French Government Shuts Them Down Paris becomes the latest city to legally open cannabis “coffee shops”.  France, which has some of the harshest cannabis laws in the European Union, also has some of the highest cannabis consumption rates in the continent.  The fun…

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MedMen opens state-of-the-art marijuana cultivation facility outside Reno

SPARKS, Nev. — After being in the works for nearly two years, a state-of-the-art marijuana factory in northern Nevada’s high desert is up and running. The opening of the $ 15 million MedMen facility east of the Reno-Sparks area marks a goal of the company to change the conversation surrounding…

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Hemp operation opens in historic florist greenhouse

An agricultural biotechnology company has launched a hemp grow operation in a newly renovated greenhouse space on the grounds of the historic Lafayette Florist. Lafayette-based Front Range Biosciences rented the 12,000-square-foot greenhouse — which had been used to grow flowers since the 1970s — and is growing industrial hemp clones…

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Today: Alaska city opens marijuana regulations for public comment

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 12:10 pm • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 12:10 pm By The Associated Press FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Banning onsite marijuana consumption and limiting the number of pot retail stores are just two of the proposed ordinances in Fairbanks. The proposal adds six new pages of Fairbanks General…

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