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Colorado cannabis sales hit new all-time high in May at more than $192 million

Cannabis sales in Colorado set a new monthly record in May, hitting their highest level since recreational sales began in 2014.

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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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Colorado marijuana sales hit a record $1.75 billion in 2019

The 2019 marked was the most lucrative 12 months for cannabis sales since Colorado legalized adult-use in 2014.

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What is social equity in Colorado’s cannabis industry? Regulators look to level the playing field for marginalized communities

Regulators at the state level and in Denver are tackling new initiatives to improve social equity in Colorado’s cannabis industry — even if they’re still figuring out exactly what that looks like.

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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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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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