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Colorado State University to open new cannabinoid research center

Colorado State University is planning to open a new research center dedicated to studying cannabinoids this spring, thanks to a $1.5 million donation.

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Perlmutter, House co-sponsors push Senate for swift action on marijuana banking bill

U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter and three other congressmen who’ve been pushing to give cannabis businesses access to banking services expressed hope Tuesday their bill would move through the Senate soon.

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Denver dispensary burglaries hit 3-year high as 2019 ended with rash of armed robberies

Police are investigating a string of armed robberies of metro-area dispensaries in December as the number of break-ins at Denver marijuana businesses hit a three-year high in 2019.

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“The boom is over”: Colorado cannabis growers hope volatile wholesale market is stabilizing

Entrepreneurs who broke into Colorado’s cannabis industry at the ground level — the growers — have endured economic whiplash over the last two years as the market for wholesale flower experienced volatile swings in price.

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Colorado CBD producer Mile High Labs lays off 20 employees just months after major expansion

According to chief financial officer Jon Hilley, the company cut 20 positions — less than 10% of its workforce — on Thursday. They primarily were those in entry-level sales jobs. Mile High Labs employed more than 250 people before the layoff, Hilley said.

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Some pet products touted as CBD don’t have any, researchers say

Companies have unleashed hundreds of CBD pet health products accompanied by glowing customer testimonials claiming the cannabis derivative produced calmer, quieter and pain-free dogs and cats.

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U.S. leads in cannabis innovation, but cedes global market to Canada

American marijuana has a reputation for being the best in the world. But the federal prohibition on marijuana makes shipments across state lines or overseas a pipe dream.

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Legal marijuana sales may spark Midwest interstate tension

Retailers legally selling marijuana for the past month in Michigan say they have drawn customers from surrounding Midwestern states where the drug remains illegal and, as Illinois prepares to joins the recreational market on Wednesday, officials are renewing warnings to consumers against carrying such products over state lines.

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Starting Jan. 1, Coloradans will have more options for consuming cannabis in public. But will we catch up to California?

Starting on Jan. 1, House Bill 1230 will allow two entirely new types of businesses in Colorado: tasting rooms that can sell cannabis flower and cannabis products, and “marijuana hospitality establishments,” which can’t sell cannabis on-site but allow full use of the plant (including on tour buses).

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Colorado’s average price of wholesale marijuana hits 3-year high after record spike

The median price of a pound of marijuana buds sold or transferred to a retail store from a growing facility was $1,316 between Aug. 1 and Nov. 30, the Colorado Department of Revenue says. That’s nearly 32% higher than it was over the three months prior, a record jump.

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