Westword – Strain Gang: Phantom OG Kush at Peak Dispensary

Broadway’s notorious dispensary row is known for cramped quarters and strong cannabis, but some shops can claim only the former. Sad to say, using popular strain names for pot that doesn’t live up to its legendary reputation is an easy way to take advantage of tourists and yuppies leaving happy hour on Broadsterdam. Would Peak [...]

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The Denver Post – What’s next for cannabis industry? Diverse, portable business models

Justin Henderson was a little gun-shy at first. But it was 2008, and the Great Recession had stalled the real estate industry, leaving the Denver-based developer sitting on properties that weren’t cash-flowing. When a couple of friends and colleagues started leasing their warehouses to pot growers, Henderson weighed his own options. “It’s a tricky thing [...]

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Dope Directory – Peak Dispensary | Review : Denver

If I were to tell you that I’ve never committed any shenanigans while under the influence of marijuana, I would be flat-out lying. One particular night some years back, a couple friends and I planned on hanging out and just going with whatever the night had in store for us. While two of us waited [...]

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5280 Magazine – Colorado Etiquette: Your Guide to Visiting Pot Shops

Whether you're a regular at dispensaries or you've never stepped foot in one, follow these tips during your next visit. Whether your local budtender knows you by name, or you have yet to step foot in a dispensary, there are probably some etiquette rules you aren’t aware of. As the dispensaries themselves iron out the [...]

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New Cannabis Ventures – Colorado Cannabis Industry Hits Its Stride

The Denver Post provided a comprehensive review of the Colorado cannabis industry as it nears the end of its second year of existence as fully legal, pointing to how legalization has removed stigma and allowed entrepreneurs to thrive after struggling prior to 2014, when it was legal for medical patients only. Only 15 percent of [...]

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ABC 7 News Denver – Colorado’s marijuana dispensaries not worried about losing sales to competition from other states

DENVER - The midterm elections legalized recreational marijuana in Oregon, Alaska, and Washington D.C. With so much of Colorado's pot revenue coming from tourism, are marijuana dispensaries concerned that sales could drop? Justin Henderson at Peak Dispensary in Denver says marijuana tourism is big business. "I'd say it's close to 90-percent is currently coming from [...]

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Denver Fox 31 – Pot shops’ access to national banking system rests in judge’s hands

DENVER -- Should Colorado pot shops be able to use the nation’s banking system? That’s the question put forth to a Federal judge Monday. It’s one of the marijuana industry’s biggest hurdles. Pot sales, legal in Colorado, are still illegal federally. Which means for now, they are cash only operations. “It’s difficult. It’s hard to [...]

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In My City: Denver | Episode 3 Presented by HipHopDX

In the final episode of the series, we discuss how the legalization of recreational and medicinal marijuana has had a direct impact on Denver's Hip Hop scene. Also, Top Flite Empire further describes the pros and cons of being from a smaller market, how they plan to make a major impact, and the importance of [...]

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HBO Vice – 40: Beating Blindness and White Collar Weed

"Beating Blindness” Correspondent: Isobel Yeung Doctors and researchers are making incredible strides in the fight against blindness with new assistive technologies and advances in surgical techniques. This means that many patients who've lost sight entirely can now regain visual perception and the independence that comes with it--a process that can be as disorienting as it [...]

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