CANNABIS SALES FUNDS $9.2 MILLION IN HEALTH CARE PROGRAMS

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry School nurse Rhonda Valdez is on the front lines of student health at Wheat Ridge High School, treating myriad concerns — flu outbreaks, diabetes, severe allergies, body image issues, football-related concussions. The job is rewarding and keeps her busy, but the longtime registered nurse and 18-year veteran of …

COLORADO HAS PULLED IN $500 MILLION IN CANNABIS TAX REVENUE

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry In the three-and-a-half years since the state began allowing adults to purchase marijuana for recreational use, cannabis has contributed more than half a billion dollars in tax revenue to both state and local coffers. That’s according to a report released Wednesday by the Denver-based marijuana consulting firm VS …

CANNABIS ASSISTS KIDS WITH CANCER

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry When Sierra Riddle stormed into the conference room at Denver’s child protective services office, the director of the agency was seated there, along with her son’s team of doctors, top administrators from the Children’s Hospital Colorado oncology department and lawyers. She recalls looking one of the physicians in …

ABANDONED PEPSI FACTORY IS BEING TURNED INTO A CANNABIS BUSINESS

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry A former Pepsi factory that sat vacant for a decade is being reincarnated as an indoor marijuana grow — one of the largest in the pot-friendly state of Colorado. Doyen Elements, a holding company that leases real estate properties out to legal cannabis companies, bought an old bottling …

DOES CBD REDUCE ANXIOUSNESS?

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 Does CBD reduce anxiousness brought on by consuming high amounts of THC? The answer for many people is yes, it can, but with the caveat that there are many factors that can impact how one responds to anxiety and CBD. Some of those variables include: The type …

MAJOR UPDATE FOR MEDICAL CANNABIS IN GEORGIA

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law Tuesday a measure that expands the Georgia’s medical cannabis program. Senate Bill 16 makes six more conditions eligible for treatment with a limited form of cannabis oil allowed in Georgia: AIDS, Alzheimer’s disease, autism, epidermolysis bullosa, peripheral neuropathy and Tourette’s syndrome. It …

COLORADO’S CANNABIS INDUSTRY PULLS IN $235 MILLION IN 59 DAYS

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry    Combined sales of medical and recreational cannabis in January and February 2017 totaled over $235 million, up 30 percent from the same period in 2016, Marijuana Business Daily reported Monday. It’s too soon to know if sales will continue at such a strong clip throughout the rest …

COLORADO CANNABIS SALES GOING STRONG $109 MILLION IN JANUARY 2017

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry Colorado marijuana shops kicked off 2017 by selling nearly $109 million in recreational and medical cannabis in January, marking a 23 percent increase from January 2016, the latest revenue data show. The Cannabist’s calculations of state tax revenue data that dropped Thursday afternoon show that recreational marijuana sales …