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Colorado governor to mass-pardon 2,700-plus marijuana convictions

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis plans to mass-pardon 2,732 convictions of marijuana possession through an executive order Thursday after signing a bill earlier this year that gave him that authority.

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Denver’s marijuana businesses lack diversity in ownership and employment, city study finds

The majority of Denver’s cannabis-focused businesses are owned and staffed by white residents, leading to a lack of opportunities for people of color to get involved in the industry, according to a city study released Monday.

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Cannabis giant Curaleaf to acquire Colorado edibles maker BlueKudu

A Denver-based edibles manufacturer is being scooped up by a multi-state marijuana company in one of the year’s first local business acquisitions.

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Colorado’s first licensed cannabis R&D firm to study marijuana’s effect on Alzheimer’s disease

A Denver-based company hopes to be the state’s first to study the effects of marijuana on Alzheimer’s disease, thanks to a newly available research and development license in the city.

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Aurora couple first to go to prison in connection with large-scale Colorado black market marijuana ring

An Aurora couple was sentenced in federal court this week for their role in a large-scale black market marijuana grow operation, the first people to be sent to prison as part of a massive Denver-area drug take-down announced last year.

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Marijuana banking bill gets pushback from Colorado’s Buck, Lamborn

Twelve members of the U.S. House of Representatives, including two from Colorado, are publicly pushing back against a federal bill that would give legal cannabis businesses access to banking services.

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Colorado hopes to make cannabis industry more eco-friendly by recycling breweries’ carbon dioxide

In an effort to make Colorado’s cannabis industry more eco-friendly, the state’s health department and energy office launched two new pilot programs Wednesday focused on reducing carbon emissions and improving energy efficiency at local cultivations.

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Colorado lawmakers want to stop employers from firing people for using weed in their personal time

Two Colorado lawmakers want to pass a law to protect workers who use marijuana when they’re off the clock.

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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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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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