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Leafly: What 5 Years of Legal Cannabis Has Taught Us

On Legalization’s 5th Anniversary, Here’s What We’ve Learned BY DAVID BIENENSTOCK OF LEAFLY Monday, November 6, 2017, marks the five-year anniversary of the glorious day in 2012 when Colorado and Washington voted to become the first two US states to legalize recreational cannabis. ‘We have not experienced any significant issues as a result of legalization.’ Dr. Larry […]

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Denver Post: Kayvan Khalatbari and Kyle Zeppelin on Denver Green-Roof Initiative

Denver green-roof initiative would improve environment and city’s buildings By KAYVAN KHALATBARI and KYLE ZEPPELIN Initiative 300 on the Denver ballot is an opportunity to improve the environment and quality of design citywide — with a proven measure paid for by large-scale developers. Modeled after similar measures in San Francisco and Toronto, which local lawmakers passed with virtually […]

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Westword: 2 Sexpot Shows Named Best November Comedy

The Ten Best Comedy Shows in Denver: November 2017 BY BYRON GRAHAM OF DENVER WESTWORD November is upon us, and a bountiful joke harvest awaits. In addition to fine showings from our city’s theaters, which have imported the finest and funniest from across the country, Denver’s locally sourced talents are flourishing this month as well. The following […]

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Money Morning: Tech Marijuana Firms Need To Grow “Good Stuff”

They’ve Got the Tech Marijuana Firms Need to Grow the “Good Stuff” From MICHAEL A. ROBINSON originally ran in Strategic Tech Investor on October 25, 2017 They may call it “weed,” but commercial legal cannabis – the “good stuff” – is more like a pampered, pedigreed dog. Every pot grower knows that lots of care, technique, and technology goes into the cultivation […]

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LivWell Donates $10,000 To Complete Beloved Community Village

LivWell Donates $10,000 to Complete Funding for Tiny Homes Village BY THOMAS MITCHELL OF DENVER WESTWORD Beloved Community Village in RiNo, a tiny-home development that houses fifteen people who were previously homeless, is now debt-free thanks to a donation from LivWell Enlightened Health. Built by the Colorado Village Collaborative — a coalition of organizations including the Beloved Community Mennonite Church, ASAP, the […]

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Westword: Nerd Roast & 3MCS Finale Are Best Events Under $10

Ten Things to Do in Denver for $10 and Under (Seven Free) BY BYRON GRAHAM OF DENVER WESTWORD It’s time to get hyped for the upcoming Hallo-weekend. While there are plenty of spooky spectacles and ghoulish gatherings awaiting Denverites, many venues are dispiritingly aware that they can price-gouge partiers all they like. Luckily, others are offering tricks, treats, […]

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Cannabis Radio: Kayvan Khalatbari on Changing The Perception of The Cannabis Industry

Today on NCIA we speak to Kayvan Khalatbari about his decision to run for public office again. Kayvan is an Iranian-American entrepreneur, advocate, and 2019 mayoral candidate in Denver, Colorado. He is co-founder and partner of several successful businesses including a Denver-based pizza chain, a free arts magazine, a cannabis consulting company, and the longest […]

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Westword: Don’t Hold Your Breath for Marijuana Workers Union

How the Move to Unionize Cannabis Workers Stalled in Colorado BY JOEL WARNER OF DENVER WESTWORD April 4, 2016, was a big day for Matt Hobson — and it was very nearly a big day for Colorado’s cannabis industry. That was the day that 29-year-old Hobson and other employees at Pueblo West Organics, a medical and recreational marijuana dispensary […]

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CPR: Ganjapreneurs Eyeing Marijuana Social Use Licenses

Strict Rules Or Not, Ganjapreneurs Are Eyeing Denver Social Use Licenses BY ANN MARIE AWAD OF COLORADO PUBLIC RADIO After working countless hours in the marijuana industry, the time finally came for Taylor Rosean to start his own business. When he and his friends put their heads together, the first thing that came to mind were video […]

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