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Cross-pollination between marijuana and hemp is a budding conflict at outdoor grows

Outdoor marijuana growers are reporting an increase in cross-pollination from hemp farms, a development that could mean marijuana cultivators might lose upwards of tens of thousands of dollars if their plants become unmarketable as flower products.

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Pot companies, developers taking sides in contentious Lakewood election

Lakewood’s municipal election is awash in developer and marijuana money — two issues that voters in Colorado’s fifth-largest city have already taken stands on at the ballot box. That has some wondering if it’s an attempt to pack the Lakewood City Council with members favorable to the cannabis industry and more robust development in this city of 155,000.

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CBD boutique opens in Boulder as sales of cannabidiol move out of dispensaries and into general retail

Infused, A CBD Marketplace opened in downtown Boulder as cannabidiol shifts from dispensaries to general retail.

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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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U.S. House passes bill giving marijuana businesses access to banking

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday that would grant legal marijuana businesses access to banking, a measure that would clear up a longstanding headache for the industry.

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Nathaniel Rateliff gets into the weed business — with help from Willie Nelson

Willie’s Reserve, the Denver-based cannabis brand from singer-songwriter Willie Nelson, unveiled its first partnership with a Colorado musician over the weekend.

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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 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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