Colorado Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

Marley Natural Launches Cannabis Brand

Omar Sacirbey  | February 5, 2016

Marley Natural, the company owned by the family of Bob Marley, will launch its branded cannabis products on Feb. 6, which would have been the reggae legend’s 71st birthday.

The company’s cannabis strains will go on sale in three dispensaries in the Los Angeles area, and it will be in “hundreds” of retailers before the …

Colorado Man Sues Town, Alleges It Created MMJ Monopoly

Omar Sacirbey  | January 25, 2016

A Colorado man is asking the state’s attorney general to investigate officials in the town of Palisade, who he accuses in a lawsuit of creating an illegal monopoly by limiting the number of medical marijuana businesses to one.

If the lawsuit succeeds, it could become harder for Colorado municipalities to limit the number of dispensaries …

Denver Mayor Opens Door to Cannabis Clubs

John Schroyer  | January 20, 2016

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock may be changing his mind on the question of cannabis clubs.

If the city decides to begin allowing private consumption at lounges, not only would that solve an obvious problem for tourists of where to light up, but it could also open the door for a whole new realm …

Colorado Cannabis Chain LivWell Continues Expansion Push

John Schroyer  | January 20, 2016
By John Schroyer

One of Colorado's biggest cannabis chains just got a little bigger.
LivWell Enlightened Health, formerly known simply as LivWell, announced on Tuesday that it has acquired two new licensed storefronts and a cultivation site from iVita, a smaller operator that retained a single storefront in Denver.

Developer Clusters Marijuana Retail Stores in ‘Mini-Mall’

Omar Sacirbey  | January 15, 2016

While it’s common to find marijuana dispensaries and rec shops located close together in neighborhoods that meet zoning regulations for the businesses, would you want your storefront to be right next to a competitor?

A group of developers have plans to create a marijuana mini-mall in a tourist destination in Colorado, acquiring a building in …

Fourth Corner Makes Case for MJ Banking, Awaits Ruling

Omar Sacirbey  | December 29, 2015

If R. Brooke Jackson was a congressman, he would rule in favor of banks that want to open accounts for marijuana businesses.

But at a hearing on Monday, Jackson told lawyers for the Fourth Corner Credit Union that he is a U.S. district court judge who must uphold existing federal laws that make it illegal for …

Medicine Man Technologies Nears Stock Listing

Omar Sacirbey  | December 24, 2015

Medicine Man Technologies, a Colorado-based cannabis consulting firm tied to the family behind two high-profile marijuana stores, received clearance from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority on Tuesday to become a publicly traded company.

Its shares will trade on the over-the-counter markets, possibly as soon as mid-January, according to company founder and chief operating officer Brett Roper.