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2 years 2 months ago

Openings of Oakland pot dispensaries delayed

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A hard-line stance by the federal government on medical marijuana dispensaries and the reluctance of landlords to rent out their space is being blamed for a delay in the opening of new dispensaries after Oakland officials permitted the establishment of four new medical marijuana facilities. Nearly...

2 years 10 months ago

Vehicle runs into MMJ shop

A vehicle crashed into the front of a medical marijuana dispensary early Tuesday morning. It happened on the 3600 block of Galley Road in Colorado Springs. That is the Happy Buddha Wellness Center. Investigators say the vehicle was unoccupied and still running when they found it. They...

3 years 10 months ago

Shots fired into mmj dispensary

An early morning call to police has left one Colorado Springs business shot up and asking questions. It all happened at a medical marijuana dispensary on the 1300 block of North Academy around 3 Saturday morning. Police received a call of shots fired in the area. The suspects got away....

4 years 4 months ago

Burglars get stuck inside medical marijuana shop

Three Fort Carson soldiers were arrested early Saturday morning after a failed burglary attempt at a south eastern Colorado Springs medical marijuana facility. "They busted the doorknob off with a hammer and then they jimmied the door open." explains Rocky Road Remedies shop owner Renze Waddington, "But the locking mechanism...

4 years 9 months ago

Vail approves ban on medical pot dispensaries

Government officials in Vail have voted to ban medical marijuana dispensaries from ever operating within the popular skiing destination. Vail Council members who voted for the ban Tuesday say marijuana dispensaries would contradict with the image they've tried to set for the town. One of the seven council members...

4 years 10 months ago

Man who ran pot dispensary arrested

A man who Thornton police say was running an illegal medical marijuana dispensary has been arrested. Thornton police say officers arrested 39-year-old Donald William Faltermeier Thursday afternoon after finding more than 3 pounds of marijuana and edible marijuana products at his business. Thornton police say it is illegal to operate...

4 years 10 months ago

Senate gives initial OK to pot dispensary rules

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Senate has given initial approval to proposed regulations for medical marijuana dispensaries. Senators endorsed the legislation on Wednesday after making one significant change. The health department will have to come up with rules allowing doctors to waive sales tax on medical marijuana for ill...

5 years 1 month ago

Inside a medical marijuana dispensary

Medical Marijuana has become quite the hot topic in Southern Colorado as both sides argue over how the industry should be treated. The center of these discussions primarily focus on the dispensaries. Thomas Choi owns the Pure Medical dispensary in the heart of downtown Colorado Springs. He invited News First...

5 years 1 month ago

A different kind of advertising

Roadside advertising, for lack of a better word, is a performance based job. "I put some music on. I've got my head phones. I try to get in people's faces as much as I can," says Raul Paz, a roadside advertiser. You probably see them frequently, but it's...

5 years 1 month ago

Canon City passes medical marijuana moratorium

In Cañon City Monday night, all seven city council members unanimously passed a 120 day moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries. The ordinance prohibits any new dispensaries from operating within city limits. Applications for a permit or license to operate a medical marijuana dispensary will not be processed during that time....

5 years 2 months ago

Pueblo pot moratorium extended

Pueblo City Council has voted to extend a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. The moratorium will now last until June, which is when state legislators are expected to make their ruling on the issue. Before councilmembers voted, the meeting was open to public comment. Several people...

5 years 4 months ago

Pueblo marijuana dispensary delays opening

Pueblo leaders are trying to decide whether or not to allow medical marijuana dispensaries in the city limits. Two business partners planned to open one in the Mesa Junction area last week, selling not only loose pot but marijuana brownies and lollipops. However, the city attorney requested them to delay...

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