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Medical Marijuana Delivery Slowly Coming to Colorado

As of 2020, Colorado legalized medical marijuana delivery; this allows Colorado residents with medical marijuana cards to receive products from dispensaries who have obtained delivery licenses, but the law comes with a few important caveats. Though this service has been slow to pick up steam with municipalities, it’s starting to gain popularity in certain locales after nearly 6 months of legalization. How It’s Starting Though Colorado as a state now allows MMJ delivery, the law leaves it up to individual local governments to decide whether or not they will opt into the law. In other words, medical marijuana delivery is […]

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Online Ordering for Marijuana Here to Stay in Colorado?

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic when social distancing has become the new normal for most of the country, online marijuana ordering in Colorado has risen as a fairly standard means of obtaining both medicinal and recreational marijuana in recent months. Though this trend may have been spurred on by the pandemic and the precautionary measures that sprung up around it as a result, some industry insiders are beginning to posit that online ordering may just be here to stay long after the virus has run its course. How Does It Work? In 2020, practically everyone is familiar with […]

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NFL Loosening Rules Tied to Cannabis Use by Players

In recent years, cannabis has been making a lot of headway towards decriminalization. In a surprising move in one of the most anti-marijuana institutions remaining in the USA, the National Football League met with players and ratified a new labor agreement on March 15, 2020. Among dozens of incremental changes, the one that stood out the most to the pro-cannabis movement was tied to marijuana use by players. What Changed? The old laws were among some of the harshest in the country, with just one of penalties being immediate and indefinite suspension for something only two states with teams in […]

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How Many Drops of CBD Oil?

More and more people are finding relief from a wide range of conditions by turning to CBD to support their health. There’s a growing body of scientific evidence that supports its use for anxiety, chronic pain, immune problems, and more. With its booming popularity, you can now find CBD in oil, gummies, vape pens, capsules, salves, and more at your favorite medical dispensary. There are so many different methods of delivery and dosage levels that it can feel overwhelming at first. But it is possible to find the dose that works best for your body. Because the medical community is […]

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Can You Fly with CBD?

If you are a person who uses cannabidiol (CBD) products and also one who travels, you may have questions concerning the rules and regulations regarding bringing cannabis hemp derived CBD products with you when you fly. Although laws are constantly changing, it’s best not to assume anything but rather know what the rules are so that you can avoid any unpleasant surprises the next time you go through security at an airport. The TSA’s Rules for FLying with CBD If you are flying with CBD products in your possession, you need to know the rules. As of May 2019, if […]

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Gov. Polis Unveils Cannabis Banking Guide

Governor Unveils Marijuana Banking Guide to Help Banks Work with Cannabis Companies Ever since medical marijuana became legal, banking has been a challenge for cannabis companies because of Federal regulations and restrictions regarding cannabis banking. Since marijuana legalization in Colorado, cannabis companies have had to operate as cash-based businesses as access to credit card processing systems for the marijuana industry is prohibited, making them targets for thieves and even resulting in employees being killed in robberies. Gov. Polis has unveiled a banking guide to allow these businesses to utilize banking services within the state, making it easier for them to […]

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New Colorado Marijuana Laws in Effect for 2020

New 2020 Colorado marijuana laws taking effect in January will see marijuana hospitality establishments and medical marijuana delivery becoming a reality for the Centennial State. Governor Jared Polis signed House Bill 1230 to regulate the social consumption of marijuana stating, “Up until this bill, there’s been no way to have safe public consumption”. Colorado marijuana dispensaries can now apply for an on-site tasting room license comparable to the one local breweries use. Other businesses such as restaurants, music venues, art galleries, hotels, yoga studios and more can apply for private consumption licenses and limited pot sales. The new law also […]

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Out of State Investors Now Able to Join Colorado Cannabis Industry

People and companies interested in Colorado marijuana investing can now join the Colorado cannabis industry, whether they are located in the state or not. Former Governor John Hickenlooper vetoed similar legislation in 2018, but a bill was signed in May 2019 that will allow outside investors to infuse cash into the Colorado marijuana market as of November 1st. Some investors wasted no time jumping in. Within the first month of this law taking effect, cannabis consulting firm Medicine Man Technologies out of Denver announced more than $300 million in acquisitions, including a chain of local dispensaries known as Strawberry Fields. […]

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Medical Marijuana for Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a complex eye condition in which the optic nerve becomes damaged over time. This serious medical condition can reduce peripheral vision and lead to blindness if untreated. Glaucoma is characterized by elevated pressure within the eye; this elevated eye pressure (intraocular pressure or IOP) can be relieved by cannabis use, but the benefits are short lived. The American Glaucoma Society, American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the Canadian Ophthalmological Society do not recommend marijuana or other cannabis products for glaucoma. Since effective treatment of this eye condition requires constant management of IOP, marijuana is not a viable option, as […]

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Corporate Gentrification: New Obstacle for the Cannabis Industry

In May of 2019, Colorado state governor and entrepreneur, Jared Polis, participated in the 72nd General Assembly alongside his fellow legislators. Taking the major forum as an opportunity to establish himself and his political stances, Polis, as well as his party members, made it a point to deliver on promises of change via new and impactful legislation. In this effort, Polis addressed and ratified laws pertaining to a wide variety of state issues, ranging from early education to LGBT+ issues to the structure of the cannabis trade. Among Polis’ new array of legislation, one bill, in particular, is sure to […]

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