Schuyler Trowbridge keeps track of inventory at Green Tree Medicinals, 12626 N. 107th St. in Longmont last year. (Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer)
Marijuana sales in Colorado topped $1 billion in 2015, according to a new report from cannabis investment firm the ArcView Group.
Estimates put the figure at $1.005 billion, up... more →
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Medical marijuana has been legalized in the state of New York for months, but Columbia Care will finally open their dispensary in Rochester Thursday morning.
The company opened other dispensaries around the state at the beginning of the month, but Columbia Care’s CEO says they had to focus on those locations and ensure the... more →
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That means some of those supplies are filtering out to other states on the black market. Still, it will still be some years before supplies from states where marijuana is legal will make up a large portion of the nation’s black market supply, Caulkins said. However, he is steadfast in the belief that national legalization... more →
While their products won’t make anyone high, they are fighting to keep the city council from putting them out of business. Embed By Saturday, January 02, 2016 02:53PM MERCED, Calif. — The “Sisters of the Valley” have been producing salves and tonics made with cannabis. While their products won’t make... more →
Most central San Joaquin Valley cities and counties are not following suit instead opting to keep current ordinances banning dispensaries and commercial cultivation or tighten the regulations further. These decisions frustrate advocates, who say the local governments are missing out on a valuable revenue stream and violating the... more →
tender, accepting, spending and saving cash, but without a formal banking system many businesses struggle to document a chain of custody for their money, making it difficult for them to pay bills, taxes or attract investors and banks. Even though the U.S. Treasury Departments Financial Crimes Network (FinCEN) has guidelines saying... more →
Under state law, LCB regulators dont oversee labs to the same degree they do licensed pot businesses, which LCB agents inspect and test through secret shopper investigations employing underage buyers. Violations by licensees have led to warnings, fines, suspensions and cancellations of licenses. Instead the LCB uses a third party,... more →
5, opted to allow medical marijuana patients to grow a handful of plants for their own use. With the citys ban on dispensaries and delivery services, Every avenue of access has been cut off, Riverside Councilman John Burnard said. I think (to allow) growing as an individual for personal use and on a limited basis is very compassionate.... more →
The program is off to a slow start: Only 150 physicians have completed the required registration with the state, and only eight of 20 dispensaries expect to open on Thursday. The remaining 12 dispensaries are expected to open by month’s end. “Our pharmacists are ready,” said Nicholas Vita, CEO of Columbia Care... more →
In contrast to the legal dispensaries in the city that include only a sales area, the dispensaries in the county are expected to also feature large indoor cultivation rooms for growing marijuana. The opportunity to cultivate and sell on the same site might be part of whats prompted the sudden sharp increase of dispensary applications... more →