Monthly Archives: June 2014

Marijuana May Be Removed from Schedule 1 List

Originally listed as a Schedule 1 drug in 1970, the Food and Drug Administration is conducting an analysis at the Drug Enforcement Administration’s request on whether the U.S. should downgrade the classification of marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug. The call for analysis comes after a continued increase in state approved medical marijuana, with Colorado and Washington recently legalizing […]

By |June 23rd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Marijuana Dispensery Centered Crime is Down after Retail Dispensaries Open

Marijuana dispensaries are known vulnerable targets for theft and robberies, and with the increase in marijuana based facilities in Colorado and Washington, many were expecting an uptick in related crimes.It seems as though, the opposite is coming true.

In 2013 there were 147 burglaries and four robberies, and in 2012 there were 170 burglaries and three robberies according to a […]

By |June 19th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

CO Recreational Cannabis Shops make $22M in Sales During April

Retail marijuana shops sold $22 million worth of cannabis and related products during April, an increase of about 13% from March and more than 50% from January, according to the latest tax figures released by the state.

The sales uptick is tied in part to the April 20 cannabis holiday, which led to an influx of tourists in town for […]

By |June 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments|