A bill that would allow marijuana deliveries in Colorado is heading to the governor’s desk following a final vote in the Senate on Wednesday. And separate legislation providing for cannabis “tasting rooms” could be soon to follow.
If signed into law, the two bills would represent some of the most significant expansions of the state’s legal cannabis program since voters approved legalization in 2012. The Senate votes on the House-passed legislation came just days before the end of the 2019 legislative session. Read more... https://www.marijuanamoment.net/bills-allowing-marijuana-deliveries-and-tasting-rooms-head-toward-colorado-governors-desk/
The Coca-Cola Company is the largest soft drink company in the world. And billionaire Warren Buffett’s holding company Berkshire Hathaway is Coca-Cola’s largest investor, with a $19.5 billion stake in the company. Known to be a savvy investor, one might think Buffett would be excited about Coca-Cola exploring business opportunities in the rapidly expanding cannabidiol (CBD) market. But instead, Buffett thinks it would be best for the beverage producer to stay away from cannabis entirely. Not because it would be a bad business strategy. But because cannabis would ruin Coca-Cola’s “wholesome image.” Read more... https://greenrushdaily.com/business/warren-buffett-says-cannabis-would-ruin-coca-colas-wholesome-image/
After some backlash from city officials, the Las Vegas City council has officially approved cannabis lounges within the confines of the city, making Las Vegas the first city in Nevada to do so.
On Wednesday, officials voted 4-1 in favor of social lounges, a bill spearheaded by City Councilman Bob Coffin. Of the five officials who voted, the only one to vote “no” on the bill was Councilman Stavros Anthony, a retired Metro Police Captain. Mayor Carolyn Goodman, who claims her family has a small stake in the burgeoning recreational industry, abstained from the vote altogether. Read more... https://greenrushdaily.com/news/las-vegas-city-approves-cannabis-lounges/
Colorado Springs is the minority city in Colorado when it comes to adult use cannabis. Is this a smart move? Manitou Springs has been reaping the benefits with no ill effects. Why do we choose to step over the revenue it provides? And now, with the re-election of Mayor Suthers, we will have to endure another four years of "Reefer Madness"! Colorado Springs has missed out on hundreds of millions of dollars in tax revenue over the last six years, how long do we let this go on? All the while, when the city needs more money, they raise taxes and stick fees on the citizens! Tell your elected representatives that it's time we make a change before it's too late to reap the benefits of adult use cannabis!