Month: January 2014

WSJ: A State’s Budding Industry: Pot Tours

Since marijuana legalized in colorado travel agency offers marijuana-themed packages that often include a primer on marijuana varieties and ingestion methods, such as using a smokeless vaporizer (check out Herbie).  Colorado Travel Boards Play Wait and See, but Some Firms…

Teens’ E-Cigarette Use Rises Sharply

MIKE ESTERL A government study indicates a sharp rise in the use of electronic cigarettes by adolescents, a trend that public-health authorities called troubling. The finding could influence how the Food and Drug Administration regulates the battery-powered devices, which turn…

investors looking into licensed marijuana stores

Until now, fear of prosecution by federal authorities — who might view marijuana investors as conspirators in a federally illegal conspiracy — has kept investors from investing directly.  But, with the newly announced change in federal law enforcement policy that…

Zusha Elinson: Legal Marijuana Hits Police Funding

Shocking, police as proxy tax collectors don’t like legalization (but state and local governments will)!  Changes are already being felt.  Narcotics investigators in both Colorado and Washington say they are now focusing more on heroin trade, and the task forces…