Two Rivers Water and Farming Company Subsidiary Receives Court Order for Eviction of Suncanna

COLORADO: GrowCo, a majority owned subsidiary of Two Rivers Water and Farming Company, has announced that on July 22, 2016 it received a court ordered Writ of Restitution from the Pueblo County, Colorado District Court.

By September 6, 2016 at 12:00 P.M. MDT, Suncanna must vacate the marijuana-focused greenhouse owned by GCP1. If, by this time, Suncanna has not vacated the GCP1 greenhouse, the court has ordered the Pueblo County Sheriff in conjunction with the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division to remove Suncanna from the GCP 1 greenhouse.

About GrowCo

GrowCo was formed for the purpose of constructing state-of-the-art computer-controlled greenhouses for licensed marijuana growers. GrowCo is not a licensed marijuana grower or retailer. GrowCo does not “touch the plant” and only provides growing infrastructure for licensed marijuana tenants.

About Two Rivers

Two Rivers assembles its water assets by acquiring irrigated farmland with senior water rights. Two Rivers current farm operations convert feed crop farmland into fruit and vegetable crop production in Pueblo County Colorado. In December 2012, Colorado legalized the personal use and cultivation of marijuana. As a result, Two Rivers is providing greenhouses and processing facilities for licensed marijuana growers in Colorado on land with water rights not used for fruit and vegetable crop production.

Colorado Marijuana Shop Owners Racing To Bag Safety

COLORADO:  Child-resistant packaging is a pillar of Colorado’s rules for recreational pot shops, approved as a requirement months ago to reduce the risk of accidental ingestion by young children.

But several business owners say they are struggling to find vendors that manufacture the proper bags or can supply enough to meet demand in time for the opening of the first stores Jan. 1.

All retail pot products leaving shops — from buds to brownies — must be placed in opaque and child-resistant packaging.

“A number of our members are having an incredibly difficult time,” said Mike Elliott, director of the Medical Marijuana Industry Group, the state’s largest marijuana business group. “We’re all looking for ways to comply with this rule, and everyone is worried we’re not going to be able to, basically.” [Read more…]

Colorado Marijuana Shop Owners Racing To Bag Safety

COLORADO:  Child-resistant packaging is a pillar of Colorado’s rules for recreational pot shops, approved as a requirement months ago to reduce the risk of accidental ingestion by young children.

But several business owners say they are struggling to find vendors that manufacture the proper bags or can supply enough to meet demand in time for the opening of the first stores Jan. 1.

All retail pot products leaving shops — from buds to brownies — must be placed in opaque and child-resistant packaging.

“A number of our members are having an incredibly difficult time,” said Mike Elliott, director of the Medical Marijuana Industry Group, the state’s largest marijuana business group. “We’re all looking for ways to comply with this rule, and everyone is worried we’re not going to be able to, basically.” [Read more…]

Making Colorado's Marijuana Industry Toe The Line

COLORADO:  The U.S. Department of Justice says it raided medical marijuana facilities Thursday because they were violating one or more of the “enforcement priorities” laid out in an Aug. 29 agency memo.

If that’s indeed the case, then Coloradans should support the crackdown, because those priorities are largely sound.

They include, for example, “preventing the distribution of marijuana to minors” and preventing the diversion of cannabis to other states. Who could argue? [Read more…]

Making Colorado's Marijuana Industry Toe The Line

COLORADO:  The U.S. Department of Justice says it raided medical marijuana facilities Thursday because they were violating one or more of the “enforcement priorities” laid out in an Aug. 29 agency memo.

If that’s indeed the case, then Coloradans should support the crackdown, because those priorities are largely sound.

They include, for example, “preventing the distribution of marijuana to minors” and preventing the diversion of cannabis to other states. Who could argue? [Read more…]