Denver Pot Shops Won't Have Cops Working Security

COLORADO:  When recreational-marijuana shops open in Colorado in January, Denver police officers will stand outside for crowd control but won’t be allowed to step inside to provide off-duty security from within. A departmental order issued this month bars Denver officers from moonlighting as security guards at marijuana shops while police officials observe how the burgeoning industry Read the full article…

1st Recreational Pot Seller Expects Sky-High Sales Boost

COLORADO: Cue the “Rocky Mountain High” jokes. A medical marijuana dispensary in Central City, Colo.—a small gambling town nestled in the mountains near Denver—just became the first business in the United States licensed to sell marijuana to patrons without a note from their doctors. Erin Phillips, the co-founder of medical marijuana chain Strainwise, announced this week Read the full article…