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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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Alabama Public Radio: Kayvan Khalatbari on Colorado “Pot Clubs”

As Colorado Gets Ready To Allow Pot Clubs, Indoor Smoking Still An Issue For three years, recreational pot has been legal in Colorado, but using it in public is still against the law. That will change this summer when pot clubs are slated to open. A blinking “open” sign hangs on the outside of an […]

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Video: CBCA Recognizes Kayvan Khalatbari’s Contributions to the Arts in Colorado

The EY Next Wave Leadership Award honors rising professionals who are leading the future of our cultural community. The 2017 Finalists were: • Kayvan S. T. Khalatbari is an entrepreneur and philanthropist who’s impacted Denver’s comedy scene, media, cultural organizations, cannabis industry and other social issues. • Jackson Stevens is making the arts more accessible […]

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CPR: Pot Clubs And Social Consumption in Colorado

Pot Clubs And Social Consumption Might Soon Be The Norm In Colorado BY BEN MARKUS OF COLORADO PUBLIC RADIO A blinking ‘open’ sign hangs on the outside of a shabby building in a dark industrial zone just outside Denver city limits. When the front door opens, smoke billows out. This is iBake, one of the state’s […]

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Vice News: Should There Be Drug War Reparations?

The case for drug war “reparations” By Amanda Chicago Lewis of Vice News Marijuana legalization has the potential to make a lot of people very rich — a lot of white people, that is. It’s common knowledge that pot prohibition disproportionately affected people of color, but most states have made it difficult for black and brown […]

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Westword Video: Kayvan Khalatbari Files to Run for Mayor

Kayvan Khalatbari is running for mayor. On Tuesday, February 14, the Denver business owner and cannabis advocate filed paperwork with the Denver Elections Division, formalizing his candidacy for the 2019 mayoral race; Sue Chavez of the Denver Elections Division confirmed that Khalatbari had stopped by on Valentine’s Day to turn in a formal application for […]

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