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As “green rush” rolls on, Boulder’s Surna helping make cannabis industry more sustainable

Legal cannabis cultivation in the United States consumed 1.1 million megawatt hours of electricity in 2017 (enough to power 92,500 homes for a year,) generating 472,000 tons carbon dioxide, according to a 2018 New Frontier Data report.

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Marijuana industry groups push for regulation amid national vaping-related illness crisis

Colorado marijuana industry members are pushing for new rules and more stringent regulation, including a potential ban on certain additives found in vaping devices, amid a nationwide crisis over a mysterious lung disease linked to e-cigarettes and marijuana vape pens.

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More of the legal marijuana sold in Colorado is increasingly for recreational use

The recreational market continues to increase its share of Colorado’s legal marijuana sales, with a new report showing that 66 percent of the total pounds of marijuana flowers and 86 percent of the total units of edibles sold in 2018 were for recreational use.

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Last traces of Sweet Leaf marijuana dispensaries vanish as new chain moves into Aurora, Thornton, Federal Heights locations

Its co-owners were sentenced to prison earlier this year and now the last vestiges of the once-vast Sweet Leaf marijuana dispensary network are being plastered over as a new chain takes over its final three locations.

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Colorado’s marijuana industry opened to outside investors

Colorado’s prohibition on publicly traded cannabis companies, which dates back to legalization and was preserved by former Gov. John Hickenlooper, is now a relic of the past.

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Colorado raking in record marijuana money again in 2019, but in era of “stabilization” industry leaders look to impact of new legislation

It’s become a predictable pattern in the era of legal recreational pot in Colorado. Every year, the state sets a new record for marijuana sales then, 12 months later –poof — it goes up in smoke and a new record is set.

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New Denver program can make old marijuana conviction disappear

The city’s “Turn Over a New Leaf Program” helps those convicted of low-level marijuana offenses prior to legalization start fresh.

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Denver company avoids Colorado ban on publicly traded pot companies

As Colorado’s legislature considers whether to allow publicly traded cannabis companies to operate in the state, one such company in Denver has been doing so for months.

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Colorado marijuana sales crack $6 billion since 2014 legalization, state says

Colorado marijuana businesses have sold more than $6 billion worth of weed and related products since a voter-approved measure allowing adults over the age of 21 to consume recreational pot took effect in the state on Jan. 1, 2014.

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Owners of Sweet Leaf dispensary chain sentenced to a year in prison for illegal marijuana distribution

In a landmark case involving licensed Colorado marijuana retailers, the owners of the shuttered Sweat Leaf dispensary chain each were sentenced to one year in prison Friday for their role in selling large quantities of pot to the same customers in the same day.

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