Taking Marijuana Out Of The Black Market: Why The Business Community Needs To Lead

Aside from the economic benefits, perhaps the greatest advantage of enabling in-state internet-based cannabis sales is to avoid the political hurdles of licensing of additional brick-and-mortar retail locations.

COLORADO: The future of marijuana legalization hangs perilously in the balance. While some may view decriminalization as a fait accompli, the reality is that the results of initial implementation efforts in Colorado, Washington, and the other pioneering states of legalization will significantly impact the direction and momentum for subsequent efforts. The stakes could not be greater.

Why Many Marijuana Industry Investors Were Thwarted In Colorado, Despite Legalization

The ArcView Angel Investor Network, a cannabis industry investing organization, gathered a group of more than 60 accredited investors and 20 companies in Denver, Colorado on September 24 in a daylong event to discuss investing options.

COLORADO: When U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced the Justice Department’s decision to allow legal marijuana markets to move forward without a fight on August 29, it was not just news for pot shops, pot users and pot growers.

Why Many Marijuana Industry Investors Were Thwarted In Colorado, Despite Legalization

Investors hear pitches from marijuana businesses at Denver Forum

COLORADO: When U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced the Justice Department’s decision to allow legal marijuana markets to move forward without a fight on August 29, it was not just news for pot shops, pot users and pot growers.

Denver’s Licensing Director Resigns As Retail Marijuana System Begins

Tom Downey resigned as director of Denver’s excise and licensing department on Monday.

COLORADO: Denver Excise and Licensing Director Tom Downey quit on Monday — leaving a position that led the city’s regulation of medical marijuana and was in charge of putting together a framework for the coming retail marijuana system that begins in January.

Rabbi Ties Jewish Faith To Medical Marijuana

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Rabbi Jeffrey Kahn spent his 30-year career educating others and helping to ease human suffering, leading Jewish congregations in Australia, Illinois, his hometown of Miami and New Jersey.