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Steve Fox, who helped legalize marijuana in Colorado, has died at 53

Steve Fox spearheaded legalizing recreational marijuana in Colorado in 2012 and helped give rise to the massive legal cannabis industry in the state and across the country. He has died at the age of 53.

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Planet 13 hiring 250 ahead of cannabis superstore’s debut in Santa Ana

A Las Vegas cannabis dispensary is looking to hire 250 workers for a soon-to-be-completed superstore in Santa Ana as the company expands its operations amid a gradually improving COVID-19 economy. Planet 13 hopes to fill the Orange County positions by July. It also will be adding 40 cash registers and 80 additional employees at its […]

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Denver could soon allow weed delivery, plus more recreational shops and consumption clubs

Denver’s marijuana industry would change with proposals to allow weed delivery, cannabis lounges and lift the cap on the number of recreational dispensaries in town, as well as push for equity.

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Pot regulators launching online catalog of marijuana products

The Cannabis Control Commission is launching an online catalog of the myriad marijuana products available at the state’s pot shops and dispensaries to help cops, parents and regulators alike tell the difference between what’s legal, and what’s not. The first-in-the-nation regulators’ catalog won’t exactly compete with Leafly and Weedmaps — so don’t expect genetic information […]

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Early cannabis use linked to heart disease

Smoking cannabis when you’re young may increase your risk of developing heart disease later, according to a recent study.

Grand Junction voters approve lifting 10-year moratorium on marijuana dispensaries

A ten-year moratorium on marijuana sales has been overturned by voters in Grand Junction.

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Study: California’s licensed cannabis shops aren’t selling to minors

California’s licensed marijuana shops are doing an excellent job at preventing sales to minors, according to a first-of-its-kind study commissioned by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. That means the industry is living up to a key promise advocates made when voters legalized cannabis for adults 21 and older nearly five years ago. “Licensed marijuana […]

Marijuana-themed license plates are up for auction in Colorado

If you wanted your high-country license plate to be even “higher,” now is your chance.

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Cannabis legalization and link to increase in fatal collisions

Legalization of recreational cannabis may be associated with an increase in fatal motor vehicle collisions based on data from the United States.

New York legalizes pot

New York adults over the age of 21 can now possess and use marijuana — even in public — under a legalization bill signed Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, though legal sales of recreational-use cannabis won’t start for an estimated 18 months until regulations are set. Passed after several years of stalled efforts, the measure […]

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