Colorado pot shops post record-breaking sales figures topping $122 million in July

Colorado’s monthly marijuana sales notched an all-time high in July as shops sold nearly $122.7 million of medical and recreational cannabis. marijuana news

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Alaska pot regulators OK first retail license

The owners of Frozen Budz have high hopes now that they’ve received Alaska’s first retail marijuana license. marijuana news

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Ganja-preneurs create experiences that combine Colorado recreation and marijuana

Joel and Lisa Schneider are among a small but dedicated group of ganja-preneurs looking to create an industry that is organic, high-end, customer-friendly and respectable in the same way other Colorado products, such as food and beer, have become. marijuana news

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Denver NORML’s pot clubs initiative falls short, won’t make November ballot

A proposed citywide ballot initiative aimed at allowing the social use of marijuana in private clubs failed to make the ballot, the Denver Elections Division said Monday. marijuana news

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Patent No. 6,630,507: Why the U.S. government holds a patent on cannabis plant compounds

The number has become internet-famous since the U.S. DEA opted not to reschedule marijuana, so what is it exactly? marijuana news

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Boulder County: More marijuana, lower prices

The price of pot is going down, way down, as more people launch large-scale industrial grow operations to supply the state’s dispensaries and makers of weed-infused goodies. marijuana news

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Pitkin County delays decision for woman who wants to turn pottery studio into pot grow

She said her hands and back can no longer handle the strain of creating pottery, and her motivation for starting the grow operation is to be able to stay in her home. marijuana news

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Boulder County approves Hygiene marijuana grow operation

On a split 2-1 vote, Boulder County’s commissioners on Tuesday approved allowing the owner of a property at 7593 Hygiene Road to proceed toward converting its use into a future indoor marijuana growing facility. marijuana news

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Thornton says yes to marijuana sales in face of vocal opposition

The state’s largest city with an all-out ban on marijuana sales decided Tuesday to let the nascent industry inside its borders, but not before hearing an earful from members of the community. marijuana news

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New Colorado campaign hopes to inspire “trusted adults” to talk to kids about marijuana

A new Colorado public-education campaign from the state Department of Public Health and Environment seeks to inspire “trusted adults” — mentors like parents, teachers and coaches — to talk to kids about the potential negative consequences of using marijuana when young. marijuana news

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