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AB InBev watching the legal marijuana market closely

10/28/18--The world’s biggest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), says it is keeping a close eye on the burgeoning marijuana market. Major brewing giants are increasingly linking up with marijuana producers as countries legalize the plant. This is partly because brewers are in some cases selling less beer where marijuana has been legalized. Read

Bill Weld: Former governor, now marijuana hype man

10/19/18--As a featured speaker at the Cannabis World Congress and Business Exposition in Boston, Bill Weld, former US attorney and governor of Massachusetts, appeared to be a hype man for Acreage Holdings. Weld actually supported marijuana for medical use as governor in the early 1990s, long before that policy had the widespread support of Americans. He also strongly endorsed the STATES Act, a bill that would repeal the federal prohibition of marijuana and allow states to set their own policies on the drug. Read


9/26/18--The Massachusetts Cannabis Business Association (MassCBA) is an independent, non-profit organization whose mission is to be the convener, voice, and advocate for the Commonwealth’s cannabis business community, including businesses providing ancillary services. Read

Starting Monday, you can shop later at Denver marijuana stores that choose 10 p.m. closing

4/24/17--Denver marijuana licensees on Monday received permission from the city to keep their stores open until 10 p.m. — a move the industry says will help it compete with businesses in some neighboring cities. Stores that offer recreational or medical marijuana sales (or both) will get the option to adjust their hours beginning May 1. Read

Getting high in the name of religion: the new church for weed smokers

4/13/17--The International Church of Cannabis in Denver, Colorado, claims to be the first venue in the world where people can legally consume cannabis in a social environment. However, cannabis consumption at the church may raise some legal issues. Colorado politicians are still considering a bill that would let local governments decide whether to allow social pot clubs. The bill would also allow any jurisdiction to ban them altogether. Read

Marijuana in the classroom in unexpected way

4/5/17--The University of Denver is bringing marijuana into the classroom in a way that's never been done before. It's the only AACB accredited business school in the country teaching a marijuana course with topics ranging from legal and political pitfalls to running your own company. Read

Embattled weed tech company MassRoots cuts jobs amid debt default

screen-shot-2016-10-10-at-10-03-57-pm9/27/16--MassRoots Inc., the cannabis-centric technology and social media company, has cut more than 40 percent of its workforce and recently defaulted on debt payments, the Denver-based firm disclosed. Read

Honest Marijuana Co. — organic cannabis grown with the earth in mind

screen-shot-2016-10-10-at-10-44-10-am9/26/16--Dope magazine writer Melissa Joy reports on her experience touring the wholesale company, Honest Marijuana. According to Joy, the quality of Honest Marijuana’s product is unreal, and nothing can compare to their garden. The company's mission is to utilize space as optimally as possible, while also employing eco-friendly methods to create their products. Read