Lawful Activities: Colorado House Bill 1089

One Colorado Lawmaker Wants to Protect your Right to Consume Cannabis When Not at Work By Claire Kurowsky In 2012, it was a heart-breaking story. Post-legalization, it should sound too preposterous to believe. It should, but the battle still lingers on for those like Brandon

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Jan 10, 2020 | News

Cannabis News for December

By Claire Kurowsky Hemp Banking No Longer “Suspicious” On Dec. 3, 2019, the Federal Reserve released a statement including guidance for how banks should work with the hemp industry.  Banks are no longer required to file “suspicious activity reports” on companies running a hemp business.

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Jan 1, 2020 | News

Cannabis News for November

By Claire Kurowsky Senator Bernie Sanders Released a plan to legalize recreational marijuana and expunge past convictions. On Oct. 24, the Independent Senator from Vermont proposed his plan, if elected, to legalize marijuana nationwide, and expunge criminal convictions related cannabis convictions. Sanders also called for

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Dec 1, 2019 | News

House Votes to Protects States’ and Tribal Rights to Cannabis

Did Oregon Rep. Earl Blumenauer Just Save Legal Weed from Federal Prosecution? By Luke Stevens By a decisive vote of 267 to 165, the U.S. House of Representatives puff, puff, passed a far-reaching amendment on Thursday, June 21 to prevent the Department of Justice (DOJ)

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Jun 21, 2019 | News
wall street bull in front of Colorado flag symbolizes public companies will soon be able to own cannabis companies
Non Colorado residents will now be able to own Colorado Cannabis companies

McWeed, Anyone?

Colorado Removed a Years-Long Ban on Public Companies Owning Cannabis Companies By Luke Stevens It takes a Coloradian (or at least someone living in the state) to own a cannabis company here. But now the state — although more likely Big Business — is looking

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Jun 12, 2019 | News
Illinois to legalize recreational cannabis

Illinois to Legalize Recreational Cannabis This Week

Illinois is set to become the 11th U.S. state to legalize cannabis for adult recreational use — on Friday June 7, Gov. J.B. Pritzker is expected to sign the first ever legalization through an act of lawmakers. All previous legalization measures happened via a voter-approved

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Jun 3, 2019 | News

Maryland’s Mary Jane Shortage

Forget the previous week’s Black Friday — this was Green Friday (and way less insipid) for Maryland residents. It was the day legal medical marijuana sales went into effect. It’s been more than four years since voters passed MMJ to now, when 10 fully-licensed dispensaries

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Dec 5, 2017 | News

Hurricane Irma Gave A Beatdown – How Can You Help?

Hurricane Irma has caused widespread damage to our neighbors in the Caribbean and our friends in Florida. More than 6 million people were ordered to evacuate their homes and many of them are returning to face power outages, flooding and destruction. Preliminary estimates for Irma

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Sep 14, 2017 | News

This THC-Infused Lollipop Dares You to Stage Your Own Eco-revolution

Sometimes it isn’t difficult to confuse a stoner. You could ask him to alphabetize his M&M’s, tell him to sit in the corner of the Oval Office, or, in this case, call a cannabis product an idiom for being drunk. Okay, that may not work

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Sep 13, 2017 | News

New Data (Again) Shows Fewer Kids Are Using Marijuana — Despite Legalization

Those arguing against cannabis legalization were dealt another crushing blow this week — this time by the government’s own data. New figures from a federal survey confirm marijuana use among 12 to 17-year-olds is at its lowest level in more than two decades — after

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Sep 7, 2017 | News