How Colorado Voters Feel About Re-Legalization
Sep30

How Colorado Voters Feel About Re-Legalization

It’s been four years since the voters of Colorado decided to re-legalize recreational cannabis sales.  How do those same voters feel about their decision, today? But how do Colorado voters really feel about the still-developing consequences of saying yes to Amendment 64 in November 2012? A new poll suggests Colorado voters do not have buyer’s remorse, The Cannabist has learned exclusively. A majority of Colorado voters say legal...

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More Support in Cali for Prop 64
Sep28

More Support in Cali for Prop 64

Last week the San Francisco Chronicle came out in favor of Proposition 64, the push to re-legalize cannabis for adult recreational use in California.  More support arrives almost daily.  So, who’s next? The new mayor of Sacramento: Darrell Steinberg, the Mayor-elect of the City of Sacramento, announced his endorsement of Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, which will be on the statewide ballot in November. “I am no...

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Money Flowing For and Against Re-Legalization
Sep27

Money Flowing For and Against Re-Legalization

Money, big money, is flowing for and against the re-legalization of cannabis. AGAINST: Billionaire casino founder Sheldon Adelson has given another $1 million to the campaign against medical marijuana in Florida, recent records from the Florida Divisions of Elections show. Adelson gave $1 million to the Drug Free Florida committee between Sept. 3 and Sept. 9. Drug Free Florida/Vote No on 2 is the campaign actively working against...

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School Officials Supporting Arizona’s Prop 205
Sep26

School Officials Supporting Arizona’s Prop 205

In Arizona, election day will offer Proposition 205, which will regulate cannabis like alcohol.  Look who has joined in support of that effort — state school officials. Several Arizona school officials threw their support behind Prop. 205 on Thursday, highlighting the much-needed revenue that will be raised for K-12 education if voters approve the initiative to regulate and tax marijuana like alcohol. The Yes on 205 campaign...

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Cannabis & Berlin’s 2016 Election
Sep23

Cannabis & Berlin’s 2016 Election

Lots of other places have elections this year, too.  One of those elections — Berlin — is about cannabis.  Here’s more: Berlin will vote for a new state Parliament and a new mayor on Sunday, and for the first time ever, cannabis is playing a role in the campaign. While cannabis isn’t the Berlin electorate’s chief concern, it is one of the most discussed topics of this year’s campaign. A 2014 coffeeshop pilot program...

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“Branding” Cannabis
Sep22

“Branding” Cannabis

With re-legalization and the return of cannabis to legit commercial activity, the emergence of a few brands of cannabis seems inevitable.  It’s the framework of the marketplace.  Branding is a popular topic of discussion around Hail Mary Jane.  Here’s the next page in an on-going story. DENVER – After years of developing proprietary genetics and taking a painstaking approach to growing the highest quality marijuana,...

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