Marijuana-focused co-working space becomes hub for 30 small businesses

Cultivated Synergy, a marijuana-focused co-working space in Denver’s River North neighborhood, serves as a hub for people starting up in the budding cannabis industry. By hosting cannabis-infused yoga and dab-and-dine events where industry partners can network, as well as offering a collaborative office space for startups and small businesses, the…

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New Jersey lawmakers opposed to marijuana legalization propose decriminalizing small amounts instead

Published: Feb 19, 2018, 11:14 am • Updated: Feb 19, 2018, 11:16 am By Michael Catalini, Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. — A bipartisan group of lawmakers urged caution on marijuana legalization on Thursday and instead introduced legislation to eliminate penalties for possessing small amounts of the drug. Democratic state Sens.…

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In attempt to help small farmers, Humboldt reps call for one-acre cap on cannabis cultivation

Published: Dec 8, 2017, 9:59 am • Updated: Dec 8, 2017, 9:59 am By Will Houston, The Cannifornian The North Coast’s two state representatives are calling on the state to cap commercial cannabis farms to one acre per person, saying it will protect small farmers from being outcompeted by larger…

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Two years after voters reject weed, officials in a small Colorado town consider sales

Published: Jun 9, 2017, 9:50 am • Updated: Jun 9, 2017, 9:58 am By Tyler Silvy, Greeley Tribune With an eye toward multi-million dollar projects the town has kicked down the road, Milliken officials Thursday made their best pitch for pot during a community forum at the Milliken Police Department.…

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Beyond “Pot for potholes”: Retail cannabis taxes help small Colorado town make big civic improvements

Published: May 4, 2017, 9:34 am • Updated: May 5, 2017, 8:52 am By Lance Benzel, The Gazette In advocating “pot for potholes,” recreational marijuana proponents promised a potent new revenue source for tackling a familiar urban headache. But in Manitou Springs, the only Pikes Peak region community so far…

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Iowa takes small step to expand medical marijuana program, but advocates want more

Published: Apr 28, 2017, 4:24 pm • Updated: Apr 28, 2017, 4:24 pm By Linley Sanders, The Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa — A medical marijuana oil program approved by the Iowa Legislature might not offer much help to patients with qualifying medical conditions, but advocates say it’s at least…

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Georgia moves forward on decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana, expanding medical cannabis

Published: Feb 28, 2017, 11:53 am • Updated: Feb 28, 2017, 11:53 am By The Associated Press ATLANTA — A Senate panel in the Georgia General Assembly has approved legislation that would reduce the punishment for possessing small amounts of marijuana. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted Monday to advance the…

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Houston area decriminalizes possession of small amounts of weed

Published: Feb 17, 2017, 7:40 am • Updated: Feb 17, 2017, 12:57 pm By The Associated Press HOUSTON — The district attorney in the most populous Texas county has announced a new program in which law enforcement agencies will not arrest individuals caught with four ounces or less of marijuana.…

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