It’s not re-legalization, yet, but it’s a hell of a nice baby step. Let’s visit Vermont. Vermont’s legislature on Monday voted to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, making the New England state the 17th to relax restrictions on the drug. The House of Representatives followed an earlier vote in the state Senate [...]
Dempsey goes into the idea a little more about selling marijuana at Tully’s, “There’s a business model there. You could present it in a beautiful, elegant way: a Michelin-starred coffee shop where you can get marijuana.”
In the emerging marketplace for medical marijuana we are going to see a complete spectrum of business models given a try. The presentation will run from the almost hap-hazard to the highly organized. It’s that “highly organized” extreme that is being attempted in Tempe, AZ. The name, Harvest of Tempe, on the modest storefront [...]
When I was first introduced to cannabis, back when dinosaurs roamed the earth, everything we smoked was grown in the sunshine. That changed. Things may be changing again. Marijuana growing is not a green industry. Done mostly indoors in Washington, pot production often uses hospital-intensity lamps, air conditioning, dehumidifiers, fans and carbon-dioxide generators to stimulate [...]
In the state of Florida there is a 63 year old lady named Cathy Jordan, and she uses cannabis to mitigate symptoms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS aka Lou Gehrig’s disease), a debilitating condition that she has lived with since 1986. Ms. Jordan got her name attached, in an honorific way, to the medical marijuana [...]
The California State Supreme Court has ruled that localities can decline to provide a source of cannabis for medical marijuana patients. ” . . . individual cities and towns can ban the medical marijuana dispensaries that have sprouted around the state, dealing a blow to advocate of broader legal access to the drug and invigorating [...]
Ryan Loflin, seen above storing his hemp seeds in a bag, planted the largest hemp crop in Colorado in 60 years. Loflin is planting 60 acres of hemp on land that was used for alfalfa. The crop has already gained much attention from media and a documentary film crew.
I have wondered how long it would take for some local government to figure out how much revenue could be won by being the only pot dealer in town. Here’s one: The city of Aurora could be getting into the pot business — and make itself the exclusive grower and seller of the drug without [...]