Recreational Marijuana

Surveying the noisy lunchtime crowd at the popular City O’ City restaurant here, owner Daniel Landes considered his options. A few days earlier, Denver voters had approved the use of cannabis in bars, restaurants and other public places, opening for Landes and other business owners a new world of possibilities. There was the comedy club […]

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Surveying the noisy lunchtime crowd at the popular City O’ City restaurant here, owner Daniel Landes considered his options. A few days earlier, Denver voters had approved the use of cannabis in bars, restaurants and other public places, opening for Landes and other business owners a new world of possibilities. There was the comedy club […]

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NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – In less than a month, marijuana will be legal in Massachusetts for recreational use. 22News visited Northampton’s medical marijuana dispensary to find out how it might affect their industry. When medical marijuana first became legal in 2013, New England Treatment Access or ‘NETA’ was the area’s first dispensary to open. The […]

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California’s successful marijuana legalization initiative repeals sales tax for medical marijuana. Benjamin Franklin said that taxes, like death, are one of life’s few certainties. But due to a glitch in the technical language of California’s successful marijuana legalization initiative, the state’s pot smokers may prove him wrong. California’s marijuana legalization initiative is designed to raise […]

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By Jeanne M. Rideout Holbrook selectmen gave a green light for MassMedicum to add a dispensary to the company’s already approved medical marijuana cultivation facility for the Mear Road industrial park, even though doubts lingered about whether a contract with MassMedicum not to sell recreational marijuana on the site was enforceable. “This is a medical […]

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Many provisions of Proposition 64 legalizing recreational marijuana won’t go into effect until 2018, but one aspect of it takes effect immediately. There’s no more tax on medical marijuana. California voters approved the ballot measure earlier this month, opening the door for the sale of recreational marijuana in the state, but not until 2018. The […]

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By The Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island leaders are looking at following Massachusetts on the path to legalizing recreational marijuana. Post-election cannabis news Proposition 64: Here’s what Californians can do immediately under new law Uncertainty ahead: What’s next for U.S. marijuana industry under President Trump? A greener America: Marijuana’s big statement in Election […]

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By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The streak continues for the Colorado cannabis industry. Colorado marijuana shops in September reeled in $127.8 million in sales of medical and recreational cannabis, notching a new revenue record for the third consecutive month, according to newly released data from the Colorado Department of Revenue. More on Colorado marijuana […]

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“Big Pot” is not coming to Massachusetts. Though voters approved recreational marijuana last week, don’t expect a land rush to Massachusetts by out-of-state corporate profiteers who can quickly throw up a weed store on every corner. Advertisement Instead, cannabis companies anticipate the retail market for legal marijuana here will be slow to develop and fragmented […]

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