Colorado marijuana sales: $1 billion in first 10 months of 2016

In the first 10 months of 2016, Colorado marijuana shops reached a significant milestone they had barely missed in all of 2015: $1 billion in legal, regulated cannabis sales. Recreational and medical cannabis shops in America’s first 420-legal state have sold nearly $1.1 billion of marijuana and related products in 2016, according to the new October data from the state’s …

7 Reasons President Trump Is Unlikely to Fight Legal Marijuana

With Donald Trump nominating Cabinet members who have spoken out against legal marijuana, some are arguing that the war on drugs may make a comeback. But while there’s reason for anxiety among those selling recreational marijuana legally in states like Colorado and Washington, an all-out war remains unlikely. Experts say that trying to undo legalization at this point would come …

Hunter S. Thompson’s Personal Weed Strains May Soon Hit Dispensaries

Hunnter S. Thompson’s everlasting influence will soon include a brand of cannabis under the “Gonzo” name, thanks to his widow, Anita Thompson. According to the Aspen Times, Anita saved six different strains of her late husband’s personal marijuana from which she (with the help of a cannabis company) will extract DNA and grow “authentic” strains for public sale. The product …