Category: cannabis clubs

The Coffee Joint May Be Denver’s First Cannabis Club

Just over a year ago, Denver passed a ballot initiative at the local level to allow businesses to open that would permit social cannabis consumption on site. Since then, there has been a lot of preparation for the Neighborhood Supported Cannabis Consumption Pilot Program, which allows a business to permit people 21 or older to consume cannabis on the property – with the support of a neighborhood sponsor. The first application to the program, a coffee shop to be called The Coffee Joint, is now under review. Co-owners Rita Tsalyuk and Kirill Merkulov intend to open the shop soon...

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Massachusetts Lawmakers Contemplate Cannabis Clubs

The debate on whether to allow cannabis clubs or not has been a hot topic in states where recreational use of cannabis is legal. In Colorado, Washington, and Oregon, many establishments have been shut down since there are no regulations to govern such businesses. In Alaska, they had planned to implement a plan to allow a “consumption area” within licensed dispensaries with an endorsement – but this has yet to be done. However, it is something that cannabis activists and advocates have been asking for – with a number of legitimate reasons. In Denver, a citizen’s initiative passed that...

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Bob Marley’s Son Predicts Amsterdam-Style Coffee Shops in the United States’ Future

AP There is little doubt that we’ve seen some significant progress in the legal cannabis industry over the past few years. There are still major challenges and hurdles, but it is encouraging to see the confidence that some legalization activists and advocates have. One of those advocates is Bob Marley’s son, Rohan Marley. Like the rest of his family, Rohan, 45, is never shy about his love for the herb. “It’s about awakening ourselves to a plant that has tremendous value, and so many positive things it can do,” Rohan said in a recent interview with the Daily Beast.Rohan...

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