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John Rebchook

John is an award-winning journalist who spent most of his decades-long career as the real estate editor of the Rocky Mountain News in Denver. At different times John also wrote about banking, economic development, cable TV, workplace issues, technology and national and local political issues impacting business. He has also freelanced for Marijuana Business Magazine.

John also published his own real estate blog for almost seven years and was a columnist at the Colorado Real Estate Journal. Before joining the Rocky, John worked at newspapers in Wisconsin, Illinois and Texas.

Articles by John Rebchook :

Massachusetts marijuana criticism

New Jersey voters will decide a year from now whether to legalize adult-use marijuana sales in the state, lawmakers said Monday.

Adult-use marijuana taxes

Glen Klinkhart was installed as interim director of the agency that regulates legal cannabis and alcohol in the state.

Georgia MMJ

A majority of Americans support legalizing the use of marijuana in some form, according to a Pew Research Center survey released Thursday.

Nevada lawsuit

Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana dispensaries sold more than $500 million in MMJ products since sales began two years ago, a state official said Wednesday.

Alabama medical cannabis

With a bill to legalize medical cannabis expected to be introduced in the Alabama Legislature in 2020, Republican state Sen. Tim Melson has asked a MMJ commission to study a draft of the proposal and make any recommended changes.

Cannabis bill

Nevada’s process for awarding marijuana business licenses has not been tainted by outside influence or conflicts of interest, according to state auditors.

Marijuana banking

Finding a doctor or other medical provider willing to sign a letter of recommendation to use medical marijuana is difficult for MMJ patients in Utah, even though the state Legislature passed a law in December 2018 allowing residents to use MMJ before patient cards are issued.

South Dakota marijuana update

Groups that support marijuana legalization submitted petitions containing more than 80,000 signatures to the South Dakota Secretary of State for two separate marijuana reform ballot initiatives for next year’s election.