Liquor stores, recreational dispensaries to close in Denver until mid-April

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock on Monday ordered residents to stay in their homes and announced that non-essential businesses such as liquor stores and recreational marijuana dispensaries would close across the city starting Tuesday. The closure will take effect at 5 p.m. Tuesday and continue through April 10. Restaurants and bars…

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Tell The FDA To Reschedule Cannabis Now: You Have Until March 14th

Tell The FDA To Reschedule Cannabis Now: You Have Until March 14th On March 1st, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) opened a public commenting period for citizens to send their feedback on rescheduling of cannabis. Specifically, the FDA is looking for feedback from “interested persons to submit comments on…

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Alaska’s onsite cannabis use talk pushed back until June

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Marijuana regulators have tabled until June action on draft rules for allowing people to consume marijuana in authorized retail stores in Alaska. Erika McConnell, the director of the Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office, had recommended that the Marijuana Control Board put the draft regulations out for…

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Las Vegas: no marijuana lounges until 2019, monitoring Denver social use licenses

Published: Mar 6, 2018, 1:07 pm • Updated: Mar 6, 2018, 1:07 pm By Chris Kudialis, Las Vegas Sun The Coffee Joint in Denver received the city’s first social-use marijuana permit license last week to become the initial pot consumption lounge in an area leading the way in pot regulation.…

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Maine gov proposes delaying recreational sales until 2019

Published: Oct 19, 2017, 2:48 pm • Updated: Oct 19, 2017, 3:03 pm By The Associated Press AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine’s Republican governor is proposing that lawmakers consider simply delaying recreational marijuana sales, instead of passing a legislative re-write of the voter-approved marijuana law. The Maine Legislature is set to…

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Could Maryland pause the medical marijuana program until racial issues are resolved?

Published: Oct 7, 2016, 9:00 am • Updated: Oct 7, 2016, 9:00 am By Ovetta Wiggins , The Washington Post The president of the Maryland Legislative Black Caucus said Thursday that the group is committed to introducing emergency legislation to pause the state’s medical marijuana program until questions surrounding racial…

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You Have Until Friday To Get Bonuses When You Order ‘The Cannabis Manifesto’ Book

‘The Cannabis Manifesto: A New Paradigm for Wellness’ by Steve DeAngelo was released on September 22nd. Since that time I have received a lot of e-mails from readers telling me that they got their copy, and thanking me for bringing it to their attention. The book is likely to go down…

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Why It May Be A Very Long Time Until The High Times Cannabis Cup Comes To Oregon

Almost exactly a year ago I posted an article openly begging High Times to bring their Cannabis Cup event to Portland, Oregon. It took awhile, but by the end of 2014 High Times announced its intention of doing exactly that. The announcement came shortly after Oregon voted to legalize recreational…

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