Colorado Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

Pesticides Lead to Sixth Marijuana Product Recall in CO

John Schroyer  | November 17, 2015

And then there were six – marijuana product recalls in Colorado tied to pesticide use, that is.

The recall number hit the half-dozen mark on Tuesday, when the Denver Department of Environmental Health announced in a press release that Lab710 Concentrates is voluntarily recalling more than 2,300 units of 23 different products.

The recall, parallel …

Combo MMJ Dispensary, Gas Station Opens in Colorado

John Schroyer  | November 11, 2015

The marijuana retail chain Native Roots has opened the first of two shops in Colorado Springs selling both gasoline and medical cannabis.

The Gas and Grass MMJ dispensary on the east side of town is also a fully functioning gas station, where registered patients and those who don’t touch cannabis can both fill …

Denver Looks to Limit MJ Industry

John Schroyer  | November 11, 2015

Denver, the de facto capital of the marijuana sector, may further forestall licensing for new entrants looking to get into the recreational cannabis industry.

In 2013, the Denver City Council approved a two-year moratorium preventing new players from entering the adult-use marijuana industry, in essence only allowing previously licensed medical cannabis businesses to obtain …

Snoop Unveils New Marijuana Product Line

John Schroyer  | November 10, 2015

Rapper Snoop Dogg has brought his love of marijuana directly into the industry with a new cannabis product line that includes eight marijuana flower strains, concentrates and edibles.

The line, called Leafs by Snoop, was revealed at a private party Monday night in Denver.

The products will be available for purchase only in Colorado and …

Week in Review: Florida CBD, Ohio Marijuana Bill & Colorado Edibles Recall

John Schroyer  | November 6, 2015

By John Schroyer and Omar Sacirbey

Florida experiences another CBD setback, Ohio’s marijuana measure could result in a stagnant year for legalization, and two more companies issue edibles recalls in Colorado.

Here’s a closer look at several notable developments in the marijuana industry over the past week.

Immense Colorado Edibles Recall Tied to Pesticides

John Schroyer  | November 4, 2015

Two Colorado companies have issued new recalls involving almost 30,000 edibles after discovering that cannabis trim they purchased earlier in the year was tied to the use of banned pesticides.

The recall is the largest in state history involving cannabis edibles, according to the Denver Post.

Gaia’s Garden issued a recall for roughly 8,000 edibles on …

Marijuana Startup Tradiv Closes $1M Funding Round

John Schroyer  | October 30, 2015

Tradiv, which runs an online platform that facilitates wholesale transactions in the cannabis industry, has cemented a $1 million round of funding to help fuel its growth.

The firm formally launched on Oct. 1 after finishing a business accelerator program with CanopyBoulder in June. It was able to raise the $1 million through connections …

Trademark Battle Over Edibles Brand Name

Omar Sacirbey  | October 28, 2015

A legal battle is escalating in Colorado over trademark issues tied to a marijuana edibles brand – something the industry could see more of as it grows and matures.

Businessman Scott Bergin is counter-suing his former employer, Green Cross Colorado, saying that the company agreed to give him ownership of the EdiPure name, according …