Tag: colorado (298 posts)
A study from Colorado State University predicts that about 12% of Coloradans will each buy an average of 3.5 ounces in 2014. That’s well over 2 million ounces, which is estimated to cost roughly $420 million.
If you’re an average marijuana smoker in Colorado—paying average prices for average-quality marijuana—you can expect to spend around $650 on weed next year. That’s estimating 3.5 ounces annually… I’m pretty sure our readers are anything but average!
Professor Benjamin Leff, a tax law expert at American University Washington College of Law, thinks he has a clever solution to free legit marijuana dealers from the Feds insane tax laws, run your business as a social welfare organization under 501(c)(4).
Washington has already begun training new police dogs that do not alert police to marijuana, and Colorado is now getting on board. It’s crucial for these two states to train new police dogs because marijuana is no longer illegal, and a false alarm from a drug dog for marijuana would lead to an illegal search.
Canna Security America, led by Dan Williams, might be the furthest thing you think of when you hear the term “marijuana business.” Williams and his partners have become the go-to firm for the installation of security systems in marijuana dispensaries across Colorado.
As reported in the Denver Post yesterday, Colorado is now the first state in the United States to have a legal hemp operation. Farmer Ryan Loflin is currently overseeing the first hemp crop in the US in 60 years, which of course comes just a few months after Amendment 64... Read More »
Gaining support With House Bill 1318 and Senate Concurrent Resolution 3 Colorado lawmakers sought to blackmail voters into approving exorbitant taxes on cannabis. The Colorado legislature recently approved House Bill 1318 and it will go to Colorado voters in November. The bill passed the Senate without much of a battle given its... Read More »
Celebrations ensued in November when Colorado and Washington passed bills to legalize marijuana for recreational users aged 21 and above. But the battle is far from over. With the way the regulatory framework is shaping up in both states, the actualization of relaxed, recreational cannabis laws is far from certain.... Read More »
Colorado Legislature Passes First Bills in History to Establish a Regulated Marijuana Market for Adults
The Colorado state legislature passed the first bills in history Wednesday to establish a regulated marijuana market for adults. Representatives of the Amendment 64 campaign will discuss the landmark achievement and next steps at a news conference Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Creswell Mansion Office Building (1244 Read More »