Category Archives: colorado

Destination Dispensary: Dalwhinnie Farms Defines Luxury Cannabis In Colorado

In rural Ridgway, Colorado, what was once a dressage riding arena on a 230-acre equestrian ranch transformed into a 30,000-square-foot indoor cannabis cultivation in 2019. Two years later and a few hours north, Dalwhinnie Farms debuted a retail extension — a fancy, flagship boutique in Aspen. Dalwhinnie Farms is deliberately extravagant. It’s why the family-owned […]

How One Social Equity Advocate Helped Land $4 Million To Rectify Colorado’s War On Drugs

In Colorado, approximately 87% of cannabis business owners identify as white. But in the first state to legalize adult-use marijuana sales, that figure might finally drop with the state dedicating $4 million in new funding to advance industry involvement for communities negatively affected by the War on Drugs. Originally conceived as the Cannabis Opportunity Program […]

How Cannabis Dinner Pairings Brought New Life to a Private Chef

Laurie Adams likes to roam. After moving from Oklahoma to Colorado in 1997, the private chef and caterer decided to head to Italy to study cooking, eventually living on a working farm near the Italian Riviera coastline while learning how to cook what the land offered. “The roosters on the property woke me up every […]

Jim Belushi And Dan Aykroyd Make ‘Blue Brothers’ Appearance At Dispensary

If you ever wanted to meet The Blues Brothers while getting cannabis from your local dispensary, it’s your lucky day. Jim Belushi, founder of Belushi’s Farm, and comedian and actor Dan Aykroyd, as well as former Broncos player and author Ray Crockett, will be in attendance for The Green Solution’s 10th anniversary celebration. The Green […]

Colorado Governor Pardons Cannabis Convictions: What To Know

While the cannabis industry is currently thriving, there are still 40,000 people in the United States locked behind bars for minor cannabis-related crimes. It’s due to this inequity, that many A-list cannabis innovators, like Seth Rogen, and nonprofit organizations like The Last Prisoner Project (LPP), are using their platform to work towards restorative justice. In […]

Colorado Marijuana Sales Blow Past $200 Million In July

Industry sets another new state record. Colorado cannabis sales set a record yet again in July, eclipsing $200 million in a single month for the first time. Dispensaries sold $183,106,003 in recreational marijuana and $43,268,565 in medical marijuana in July, for a combined $226,374,568 in revenue, according to data from the Colorado Department of Revenue. […]

The Syndicate: Podcast Exposes Biggest Black Market Pot Bust in US History

CANNABIS CULTURE –  Skydiving drug smugglers, a multimillion-dollar empire, massive warehouses and more — and all right under the nose of the Feds.  Sound exciting?  Chris Walker thought so, and his following of the story, that of a group now referred to as “The Syndicate” in Colorado, has led to an award-winning podcast by the […]

Weed Vending Machine Debuts in Colorado With More on the Way

The first ones landed at Strawberry Fields dispensary in Pueblo. In an era when consumers can buy groceries, pet supplies and even a life-size cardboard cutout of Lizzo without directly seeing a human, one company is ensuring Coloradans can also purchase their cannabis contactless. Matt Frost is founder and CEO of Anna, what he calls […]

Colorado Extract Maker Gifts Masks to Denver Health Trauma Center and Meals to Food Bank of the Rockies

CANNABIS CULTURE – Terpenes and flavors company gifts masks to Denver Health Trauma Center and makes financial contribution to Food Bank of the Rockies for 12,000 meals. DENVER, Co. – May 19, 2020 – Extract Consultants, a leading provider of flavors and terpenes designed for the cannabis and hemp industries, today announced donations to two local […]