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Shelf Space in Dispensaries Becoming ‘Pay-to-Play’ As Premium Brands Increase

As the popularity of both recreational and medical marijuana dispensaries increases, a significant number of premium cannabis brands are surfacing to fill the steady demand. While once a game with low competition, the big names in cannabis have begun to battle for prime real estate on the most viewed shelves. You might not see this at all dispensaries, but many in Colorado are finding that premium cannabis brands will pay a pretty penny to have their products featured on premium shelf space. What’s Causing the Shift? Between 2017 and 2019 Colorado state saw a 13.27% increase in the number of […]

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Does Cannabis Affect Dreams?

Dreaming is an important – and frankly, enjoyable – part of our nightly sleep routine that occurs when we enter a state of Rapid Eye Movement or REM sleep. Encountering REM sleep regularly has been shown to increase learning capability, help with memory, and even benefit our moods. Going without REM sleep can leave us dreamless and feeling tired and drained both physically and emotionally, so the big question remains: Does cannabis affect dreams? As the use of cannabis for recreational and medical purposes increases, more and more studies are being conducted to try to find answers that may tell […]

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Broncos Great Terrell Davis Wants to Supply CBD-Infused Sports Drinks to NFL

Until now, football and cannabis haven’t exactly been two things that should mix from a player’s standpoint, but two-time Super Bowl champion Terrell Davis has a solution that could have a dramatic effect on player performance. Davis started a CBD company last year that focuses on producing CBD-infused sports performance drinks, and he’s hoping the NFL will embrace the concept on the sidelines and beyond. The Product Davis first used CBD after a workout in 2017 and knew right away that there was an untapped solution to provide faster recovery and better focus to players both on and off the […]

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Colorado Cannabis Sales Fall in April

For the first time since recreational legalization in Colorado, a global pandemic has factored into the equation for marijuana sales. Despite a strong start, Colorado has seen a steady drop in sales year over year since 2014 and has been hit noticeably in March and April of this year due to the decreased travel and tourism that normally accounts for much of Colorado cannabis sales. Year Over Year Trends Marijuana Business Daily published a report on May 5th that indicated a 16% drop in April 2020 compared to April 2019. It’s believed that the negative effects of the coronavirus (Covid-19) […]

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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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