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

Medical Marijuana Is Saving Lives

Medical Marijuana Is Saving Lives

Medical marijuana is the use of the marijuana plant or its extracts to treat disease and alleviate symptoms. The big news is medical marijuana is now legal in 25 states, and research points to the fact that use of medical marijuana is saving lives. Let’s find out how. Medical marijuana… Read more »

Colorado’s Billion Dollar Marijuana Industry

Colorado’s Billion Dollar Marijuana Industry

Legal marijuana is officially a billion-dollar industry in the state of Colorado. It has reached the Billion dollar mark in historic fashion, making 2017 the fastest year of growth for the blooming (pun-intended) business. This year (2017), Colorado blazed the $1 billion dollar mark like a pack of zig-zags, that’s… Read more »

6 Tips for Starting Your Own Cannabis Business

6 Tips for Starting Your Own Cannabis Business

The cannabis industry has rapidly expanded into a lucrative business, especially in recent years. As more countries and regions are legalizing herb for recreational and medicinal purposes, the opportunity to make money opening your own production or distribution cannabis operation has – and is continuing to -increase exponentially. Both entrepreneurs… Read more »

The Questionable Legality of Drug-Sniffing Dogs in Colorado

The Questionable Legality of Drug-Sniffing Dogs in Colorado

Nov. 6, 2012, marked the passage of Amendment 64, which altered the state constitution to allow for the commercial sale of marijuana to the general public, among other stipulations. And while many Coloradans rejoiced in the news that cannabis consumption is now legal, the amendment brought important consequences for both… Read more »

Potcoin and Dopecoin, Meet the 2 Bitcoin-like Currencies for Buying Marijuana

Potcoin and Dopecoin, Meet the 2 Bitcoin-like Currencies for Buying Marijuana

Cannabis may be legal in many states now, both for medical and recreational purposes, but it’s not easy being a dispensary. Many dispensaries don’t have access to full banking services. Banks and credit card companies are skittish about assisting companies that deal in a product that’s still illegal at the… Read more »