Retail Pot

The Colorado and Washington chapters of the marijuana reform organization NORML have agreed to a cannabis-based bet to highlight the upcoming Super Bowl, which features respective teams from the two states that have legalized recreational use of marijuana. (credit; CBS)

Legal Weed Brings Tax Boost, But It’s Modest

To see the tax implications of legalizing marijuana in Colorado, there’s no better place to start than an empty plot of land on a busy thoroughfare near downtown Denver.

01/02/2015

Sticky Buds is offering joints for 5 cents in exchange for warm clothes or non-perishable food to help the homeless (credit: CBS)

Pot Shop Gives Discount In Exchange For Homeless Donation

A marijuana business in Denver is giving customers a discount if they donate to help the homeless.

12/10/2014

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Granby Votes To Annex Land To Prevent Opening Of Retail Pot Shop

The town council in Granby voted to annex a small piece of county land to block a retail marijuana entrepreneur from opening a pot shop in the mountain town.

12/10/2014

Retail marijuana for sale at a shop in Breckenridge (credit: CBS)

Breckenridge To Vote On Retail Marijuana Locations

Breckenridge is one of the most visited towns in Colorado and that makes the debate over retail marijuana shops even more heated than in other communities across the state.

12/03/2014

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Pot-Friendly States Team Up On Capitol Hill

Members of Congress from states with legal pot urged their colleagues Thursday not to stand in the way of expanded legalization and to approve measures that would make it easier for marijuana businesses to operate.

11/13/2014

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Pot Shops Trying Again On Denver Marketing Effort

A group of marijuana dispensaries in Denver is trying again to launch a marketing plan with neighboring shops that don’t sell pot.

11/13/2014

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Pot-Friendly States Teaming Up On Capitol Hill

Members of Congress from states with legal pot are banding together to tell their colleagues on Capitol Hill not to interfere with state drug laws.

11/13/2014

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New At The Pot Shop: Milder Marijuana For Novices

Recreational marijuana sellers are reaching out to novice cannabis users with a raft of edible products that impart a milder buzz and make it easy for inexperienced customers to find a dose they won’t regret taking.

10/09/2014

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Pot Shop ATMs At Center Of Welfare Cash Withdrawal Legislation

Many retail pot shops have ATMs located inside for convenience of customers who need cash but don’t want to leave the store to get it. Congress is working on a bill that would prevent welfare recipients from withdrawing cash and spending it at marijuana dispensaries.

09/17/2014

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Aurora Opens Door For Retail Pot Shops

Retail pot shops will soon be opening in Colorado’s third-largest city. Aurora issued 21 retail licenses on Thursday, nine months after the first retail pot shops opened in Colorado.

08/28/2014

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