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You’ll soon be able to earn a degree in cannabis from a Colorado university

Colorado State University-Pueblo received state approval Friday for the state’s first cannabis-related degree program, to be launched this fall.

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Colorado unveils plan to help bring banking to state’s cannabis industry

Because marijuana remains a controlled substance under federal law, Colorado’s dispensaries, cultivations and other businesses have been prohibited from obtaining conventional financial services, such as lines of credits or loans, and the ability to accept credit cards.

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Colorado State University to open new cannabinoid research center

Colorado State University is planning to open a new research center dedicated to studying cannabinoids this spring, thanks to a $1.5 million donation.

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Colorado CBD producer Mile High Labs lays off 20 employees just months after major expansion

According to chief financial officer Jon Hilley, the company cut 20 positions — less than 10% of its workforce — on Thursday. They primarily were those in entry-level sales jobs. Mile High Labs employed more than 250 people before the layoff, Hilley said.

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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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Veritas Farms makes more inroads with its CBD products, launches skin-care line

Veritas Farms has added Southeastern Grocers to the chains now selling its full-spectrum CBD products.

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Pot or not? Busts highlight growing confusion over hemp

The CBD craze might be leaving the war on drugs a bit dazed and confused.

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Not guilty plea for Colorado man transporting hemp in South Dakota

The Colorado man who was arrested in South Dakota after his load of hemp tested positive for THC, the component in marijuana that produces a high, has pleaded not guilty to drug charges.

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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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“It’s Russian roulette”: State authorities concerned by street drug in some CBD vapes

Jay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD.

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