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Sexpot Comedy’s May Newsletter: Weeding Out The Stoned & More

The summer comedy season is about to begin! While spring has just begun, summer is quickly approaching! With it comes lots of touring comedians, festivals, and a score of opportunities to see some premium live comedy right here in Denver! We’ve been keeping ourselves busy at Sexpot Comedy lately. Among other happenings, Hidden America with Jonah Ray Season 2 […]

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Marijuana Social Consumption Draft Rules Finalized

Draft of Rules and Regulations for Marijuana Social Consumption Finalized BY KATE MCKEE SIMMONS OF DENVER WESTWORD After six months of meetings, the Social Consumption Advisory Committee, tasked with implementing Initiative 300, has finalized rules and regulations for social consumption. Businesses interested in allowing patrons to consume marijuana in Designated Consumption Areas (DCA) must pay a […]

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Westword: Lobbyist Cindy Sovine-Miller and Colorado’s Legislature

Lobbyist Cindy Sovine-Miller Is a Growing Force at the Colorado Legislature BY JOEL WARNER OF DENVER WESTWORD It’s 9 a.m. on the last Friday in April, and under the gold dome of the Colorado State Capitol building, there are just eight working days remaining until the 2017 session adjourns on May 10, and the legislature is […]

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The Denver Channel: Denver’s social marijuana club draft rules released

Draft rules for Denver’s social marijuana clubs released; patron waiver draws early concern By Blair Miller, Liz Gelardi of ABC Denver 7 DENVER – Businesses looking to get one of Denver’s first-of-its-kind social marijuana consumption permits got their first look Thursday at the stringent draft of rules and regulations they will likely have to adhere to if […]

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The Weed Blog: Cannabis Cultural Association Empowers Entrepreneurs

Cannabis Cultural Association Empowers Next Generation of Cannabis Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners By The Weed Blog The Cannabis Cultural Association (CCA) strives to involve underrepresented communities in the legal cannabis/hemp industry, by providing informational workshops, cultural programs, and community events with an emphasis on issues disproportionately affecting communities of color: access to medical cannabis, […]

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Cannabist: Special Interests Threaten Cannabis Industry

Colorado illustrates how special interests and establishment politics threaten cannabis industry Denver Post op-ed by Kayvan Khalatbari and Emmett Reistroffer The 2016 election brought watershed changes to the social and political landscape of America, through the election of a new and highly controversial president, and through an even greater show of widespread demand for ending […]

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Business Insider: Denver Finalizing Public Consumption Rules

Denver is finalizing rules for the public consumption of marijuana at coffee shops and bookstores By Adrian D. Garcia of Denverite The committee tasked with shaping Initiative 300’s roll-out met for the final time last week. Now Denver officials can hash out the details of where people can consume cannabis throughout the city — and we already have a good […]

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Denverite: Social Cannabis Use Could Hit Denver in July

Social marijuana could hit Denver by July: Everything you need to know about the draft rules for businesses By Adrian D. Garcia of Denverite The committee tasked with shaping Initiative 300’s roll-out met for the final time last week. Now Denver officials can hash out the details of where people can consume cannabis throughout the city — and we […]

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Marijuana Business Magazine Names Denver Relief Consulting Gurus

Going With a Guru by Omar Sacirbey Zeina Frayha and Terry Saad, the wife and husband team behind HerbaFi Wellness in Silver Spring, Maryland, were newbies to the marijuana industry but did have business backgrounds. He came from finance. She came from marketing. Before receiving a license, the couple figured they knew enough to put […]

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