Colorado Springs Council Gets Earful on Pros, Cons of Retail Marijuana Sales

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COLORADO: Colorado Springs City Council hosted a town hall meeting to talk about pot and about 60 people signed up to speak. But first the council heard from 19 community leaders, who spoke for more than two hours on the pros and cons of opening marijuana stores in the city.

How to Sell Marijuana in America

Kayvan Khalatbari, founder of Denver Relief

COLORADO: Khalatbari’s business serves as an exemplary model for what the future of marijuana can look like in the United States. He’s a tax-paying marijuana retailer, a prominent community member, and built his businesses from scratch. He’s also helping out novice members of the industry through Denver Relief Consulting, and is an excellent source of Read the full article…

Sign of the Times? Pattison Change of Heart Over Marijuana Billboards

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CANADA: Larsen told CC yesterday that the ad firm has since contacted him and agreed to run the Sensible BC billboards. “I had a pleasant conversation with the president of Pattison Outdoor,” Larsen told CC. “He apologized for the ‘communications breakdown’ and said that upon review, they would be happy to run our ads.”

Sign of the Times? Pattison Change of Heart Over Marijuana Billboards

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CANADA: Larsen told CC yesterday that the ad firm has since contacted him and agreed to run the Sensible BC billboards. “I had a pleasant conversation with the president of Pattison Outdoor,” Larsen told CC. “He apologized for the ‘communications breakdown’ and said that upon review, they would be happy to run our ads.”

Many Colorado Pot Business Owners Don't Have Marijuana Backgrounds

Elliott Klug, one of the founders of the Pink House Blooms chain of dispensaries, stands in a flowering room

COLORADO:  One is a former oil man. Another was the president of a company that produced baby sleep positioners. There’s a boutique real estate developer of an Aspen hotel and a 32-year-old former commercial banker who opened her own consulting company. The names of some of Colorado’s biggest marijuana moguls are not well known outside the Read the full article…