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Opinion: This Fourth of July, let’s pledge to safeguard Coloradans’ liberties

Related Articles July 4th has always been a significant day for those in the parts of rural southern Colorado I represent in the Colorado House. The holiday reminds us of our continued fight for independence initiated by America’s Founding Fathers. Reflecting today, however, on the state I am honored to serve, it would be naive […]

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“A big deal”: What the feds’ move to reclassify marijuana means for Colorado cannabis

Cannabis advocates in Colorado cheered the Biden Administration’s reported move to reclassify marijuana and said the decision likely would reduce businesses’ tax burden significantly — even if it wouldn’t resolve other challenges.

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Colorado’s attorney general leads call for DEA to reschedule marijuana

A group of a dozen U.S. attorneys general, led by Colorado’s Phil Weiser, are calling on the Drug Enforcement Administration to reschedule cannabis.

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Making the Cannabis Industry SAFER for America

After nearly a decade of conversation and education on the Hill, the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee finally held a markup on the Secure and Fair Regulation (SAFER) Banking Act. Previously known as the SAFE Banking Act, the “R” was included to account for Sen. Jack Reed’s (D-RI) concerns with Section 10. The […]

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Sustainability in Cannabis Packaging: Balancing Preservation and Environmental Impact

Even a cursory review of cannabis reveals that the market has been notoriously wasteful, polluting the environment with chemical fertilizers, misused pesticides, contaminated plants, and—perhaps most problematically—thoughtlessly excessive packaging. The industry is in dire need of sustainable practices, and the easiest way to start an impactful new trend is from the outside in: a.k.a., adjusting […]

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Cannabis in Texas: A Look Ahead to Legalization and Beyond

A Uniquely Texas Approach to Cannabis The last few decades have seen the United States move forward state-by-state with the legalization of cannabis. Every state is charting its own unique path, and nowhere is this truer than with the state of Texas. The Lone Star State has made its way from being staunchly anti-cannabis to […]

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Employee Management & Human Resources: An Often-Overlooked Part of Building a Business

Well before cannabis businesses win a license application, they need to have traditional business plans outlining how they’ll run the company. While this obviously includes things like the property, the building, products and inventory, it also includes a lot of things that are often overlooked: things like payroll, human resources and employee management. Before a […]

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Texas Takes Advantage of the 2018 Farm Bill

When Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 339, also known as the Texas Compassionate Use Act, into law in 2015, many Texans expressed frustration. The purpose of the act was to allow the THC treatment of illness via prescription, opening up the state’s medicinal cannabis market. However, the act authorized only low-THC cannabis oil […]

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Cannabis Lab Testing Problems Continue Nationwide

In Maine, a laboratory released a study they conducted, finding a 17% failure rate of dangerous pesticides in cannabis samples tested. The state requires testing for adult use cannabis, but not for medical cannabis. Just under 4% of adult use samples failed a pesticide screening, while over 20% of all medical samples they tested failed […]

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Lone Star Cannabis: What’s Holding Texas Back?

Adult-use cannabis has gained steam across the nation as more and more states jump on the legalization train. As of the writing of this article, 23 states have legalized adult-use while another 15 have allowed the sale of cannabis for medicinal purposes, for a total of 38 green states. Meanwhile, Texas still has stiff penalties […]

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