“Marijuana in America: Colorado Pot Rush”

Governor John Hickenlooper sums up the importance of this groundbreaking law when he tells Smith, “This is going to be one of the great social experiments of the next century...”

The legal cannabis industry continues to garner mainstream media interest. This week, a one-hour documentary, “Marijuana in America: Colorado Pot Rush,” reported by NBC News Correspondent Harry Smith on CNBC,  chronicles Colorado’s journey as the first state in the U.S. to allow the legal sale of marijuana for recreational use and tells the story behind Read the full article…

Legal Pot To Generate $190 Million For Washington: Report

The forecast by the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council showed that $51 million in revenue is expected for the 2015-2017 biennium from marijuana production and sales.

WASHINGTON:  Washington’s new legal recreational marijuana market is expected to bring nearly $190 million to state coffers over a four-year period starting in mid-2015, according to an economic forecast released Wednesday. The forecast by the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council showed that $51 million in revenue is expected for the 2015-2017 biennium from marijuana production Read the full article…

Colorado Officials, Pot Businesses Clash Over Inventory Tracking

The inventory tracking system is incompatible with software many stores already use and requires the purchase of nonreusable tags from the state's contractor, prompting industry complaints about cost, waste and monopolization.

COLORADO:  On the cusp of recreational marijuana sales in Colorado, business owners and state regulators are at odds over a high-tech system that is supposed to track the substance from seed to sale. The inventory tracking system is incompatible with software many stores already use and requires the purchase of nonreusable tags from the state’s Read the full article…