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Westword: 4/20 A Thing Of The Past?

Has 4/20 Burned Out in Colorado? April Data Shows Drop in Pot Taxes. BY THOMAS MITCHELL OF DENVER WESTWORD Sales tax data from the regulatory agency responsible for overseeing the state’s Marijuana Enforcement Division shows that Colorado’s 10 percent retail marijuana sales tax brought in slightly over $8.1 million statewide in April 2017, over $1 million […]

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The Know: Social Cannabis in Denver Facing Heavy Regulation

Facing heavy regulation, Denver’s social weed business is still a pipe dream By Kieran Nicholson of the Denver Post Among the main concerns Tuesday night at a public hearing on social marijuana use at Denver businesses were dual consumption of pot and alcohol, cannabis odors, visibility and protecting children from exposure to the drug. The hearing […]

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BusinessDen: NCIA added 11 members including Kayvan Khalatbari

The Herd: New hires and promotions for 6.6.17 BY AMY DIPIERRO OF BUSINESS DEN The National Cannabis Industry Association voted in 11 new members, including four from Colorado: Jessica Billingsley with MJ Freeway, Shannon Fender with Native Roots, Kayvan Khalatbari with Denver Relief Consulting and Sean McAllister with McAllister Garfield, P.C. Check out the full […]

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The Cannabist: High Times Changes Ownership

High Times changes ownership; investors include Marley son, Colorado cannabis power players By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff High Times is entering a new era. The magazine started by a marijuana smuggler in the 1970s now has outside ownership for the first time, in a reported acquisition this week by California-based investment firm Oreva Capital, […]

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Westword: Denver Entrepreneurs Purchase High Times Magazine

Iconic High Times Sells for $70 Million to Denver Pot Entrepreneurs, Damien Marley BY THOMAS MITCHELL OF DENVER WESTWORD High Times has a new home with familiar faces. The longtime torchbearer for marijuana media was sold to Oreva Capital, a Los Angeles-based investment group that includes Denver pot entrepreneur Kayvan Khalatbari and reggae musician and royalty […]

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SF Chronicle: Sexpot Comedy’s Kayvan Khalatbari & Others Purchase High Times Magazine.

High Times magazine sells to Bob Marley’s son, others By Ed Murrieta of the San Francisco Chronicle The youngest son of reggae star Bob Marley as well as wealthy legal pot sellers from Colorado have taken control of High Times magazine, the storied counterculture media brand known around the world. A consortium of entertainment and […]

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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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