Andy discusses medical marijuana and the transition to a recreational market with KETV.
Andy talks to the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union about the different options for patients in Colorado, including a variety of ingestion methods.
Kayvan breaks down what a Colorado medical marijuana center looks like for a reporter from Illinois, where MMJ is soon to be a reality.
The Guardian looks at LED lighting technology and how it can be applied to medical marijuana.
"The True Story Of The Great Marijuana Crash Of 2011" looks at the industry side of the MMJ market and how it has evolved.
Ean discusses frustrations regarding basic financial services and tax issues.
On the heels of big news regarding banking, Kayvan talks about a frustrating sequence of events with his own bank.
Banks are scared to work with MMJ businesses, and Kayvan explains why.
Andy is profiled in this look at various professions within the medical marijuana industry.
Kayvan comments on the language used as the federal government announces it won't sue to stop recreational use in Colorado.
Part three of the Business Insider piece lists the 29 tips for growing "the best marijuana in America".
Part two of the Business Insider piece takes you seed to sale at Denver Relief.
E15 travels to the U.S. to see a working medical marijuana dispensary.(Note: This article is in Czech)
"How To Sell Marijuana In America" focuses on the story of Denver Relief as told by Kayvan and the evolution of the business.
Denver Relief Blog
January 1st is fast approaching, with many medical marijuana centers clamoring to be ready for recreational sales. Like past licensing situations, it’s an arduous application process that Denver Relief has begun. We’re in line. That doesn’t mean, however, that we’ll be selling for adult-use come New Years Day. We’ll be continuing to adapt our current [...] Continue reading An Update on Recreational Sales
Amendment 64 passed last November and many in the medical marijuana industry breathed a sigh of relief. What had once been highly controversial – dispensaries in Colorado – was now the norm, with voters overwhelmingly approving the use of cannabis for adults over the age of 21. This came with one caveat: what would be [...] Continue reading Federal Raids: Denver Relief’s Response
NORML Blog, Marijuana Law Reform
From 2008 to 2012, seventeen state-level jurisdictions experienced an average annual increase in marijuana arrests, the report found. South Carolina (11.6 percent) and the District of Columbia (7.7 percent) experienced the highest overall percentage increase in arrests during this time period. By contrast, annual marijuana arrests fell nationwide by an average of 3.3 percent from 2008 to 2012.
The New York Times has joined the majority of US citizens in the call for a more rational marijuana policy. The White House responded with an attempt to explain why a taxed and regulated market is no “silver bullet solution.” Alluding to The Lone Ranger probably wasn’t a great idea, but I think they mean that this isn’t a panacea for every problem related to cannabis. Of course, all our other legislation is perfect, so we shouldn’t change this policy until we have a solution with all advantages and no […]
Denver Post: News: Marijuana
DENVER—A gleaming white Apple store of weed is how Andy Williams sees his new Denver marijuana dispensary.
Extra Denver police officers will be on hand to protect patrons of newly legalized recreational pot shops on Wednesday, but they won't be actively looking to arrest them if they light up in public.
Cannabis News - Medical Marijuana, Hemp, Marijuana News, Cannabis
In some states, there’s an untenable mismatch between the crime and the time, but does anyone think that pot—medical or recreational—will still be illegal in 10 years? Now that a majority of Americans—54% and climbing, according to Pew Research—believe that marijuana should be treated like beer, wine and liquor, it’s time to ask: where does [...]
Some cannabis growers may soon find themselves with a lot less irrigation water if the U.S. government decides to block the use of federal water for state-legal marijuana cultivation. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, which oversees management of federal water resources, “is evaluating how the Controlled Substances Act applies in the context of Reclamation project [...]