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Social equity in marijuana industry still largely pipe dream

Terrence Hewing was working for a package delivery company in 2007 when police approached his cargo van in suburban Denver. He was early for a pick up, and someone out for a walk called authorities after seeing him napping in the driver’s seat.

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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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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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On Charlotte Figi Day, family will celebrate the Colorado girl who helped legitimize medical marijuana

Charlotte Figi died last April after contracting what her family suspects was COVID-19, but her legacy lives in on in the medical marijuana reform she helped inspire through her journey with cannabidiol, or CBD. Friends and fan are invited to celebrate Charlotte at a virtual memorial on April 7.

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November marijuana sales push Colorado’s industry to $2 billion annually for the first time

Colorado marijuana sales in November pushed the industry’s annual revenue to $2 billion for the first time.

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Marijuana delivery, social equity reform and other Colorado cannabis trends to watch in 2021

Colorado’s marijuana industry experienced a banner year in 2020 — not in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic, but because of it.

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Colorado weed sales set to crush annual record, with another $200 million month in September

Weed enthusiasts purchased more than $206.4 million worth of Colorado-made marijuana products in September, as sales from a record-breaking year moderately cooled off.

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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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