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Recent news, thoughts, and opinions on the marijuana industry in and around Denver, Colorado.

How Denver is Setting the Tone for the Pot Industry

How Denver is Setting the Tone for the Pot Industry

In other areas of the US, 2016 was the year of the cannabis consumer, from design-forward dispensaries to marijuana content marketing, to pot tourism. In Denver, however, all of that stuff is already par for the course. In another year of marijuana legalization progress and green rush growth, there were… Read more »

My Weed Experiences in Oregon and California

My Weed Experiences in Oregon and California

Recently I had the pleasure of visiting two beautiful states—Oregon and California. I had never been to the Pacific Northwest before and I was very excited to take in their beauty. And, of course, I wanted to try the marijuana! I arrived in downtown Portland on a misty afternoon, weary… Read more »

2016 High Times Cannabis Cup to Move from Colorado to California

2016 High Times Cannabis Cup to Move from Colorado to California

The High Times Cannabis Cup, the premium cannabis celebration that has taken place in Denver over April 20th weekend for the last three years, will be moving to California after county organizers denied a permit for the event. Since Colorado legalized the sale and personal consumption of marijuana for all… Read more »

New Edible Standards Adopted by Colorado Marijuana Businesses

New Edible Standards Adopted by Colorado Marijuana Businesses

The Colorado Cannabis Chamber of Commerce (C4) recently announced that its 43 member marijuana businesses will implement new standards concerning edibles that are animal-shaped or human-shaped. These new standards are an effort to make marijuana edibles less attractive to children so that they won’t eat them. The debate over marijuana… Read more »

Massachusetts Gets Ready for Recreational Cannabis Legalization

Massachusetts Gets Ready for Recreational Cannabis Legalization

Prospects about Massachusetts recreational cannabis legalization could be more interesting than expected. In 2016 the state will decide about ending marijuana prohibition and, if that happens, Massachusetts may become one of the biggest marijuana markets in the US. It could be even bigger than Colorado and Washington, where legalization of recreational cannabis turned out to… Read more »