Oak Creek resident to be featured in CNN series on Colorado's booming recreational marijuana industry
Oak Creek resident Brian Rogers and business partner Caitlin McGuire will be featured in a 2015 CNN Original Series entitled "High Profits," a documentary-style series showcasing Colorado's booming recreational marijuana industry and the couple's quest to become big profiters.
The Oak Creek Planning Commission on Wednesday night unanimously recommended a new building be approved that will house a recreational marijuana growing operation.
The Oak Creek Planning Commission on Wednesday night will consider a proposal for a new building that will house a marijuana cultivation facility.
The saga continues for a Stagecoach couple wanting to construct a new building to house marijuana businesses in Oak Creek.
Two Stagecoach residents will plead with the Oak Creek Town Board on Oct. 9 to let them construct a building to house their marijuana businesses.
The Town of Yampa is considering new rules that could place restrictions on growing marijuana, which is allowed under the Constitution of the State of Colorado.
Two men face felony charges related to a sophisticated Routt County marijuana-growing operation that police say was used to produce and ship marijuana to Illinois.
An inspection Wednesday at two marijuana businesses in Oak Creek could lead to action being taken by state and Oak Creek officials.
Hearing dates have been changed in Oak Creek to consider a land-use change for a property at 208 S. Sharp St., where a company by the name of Dank Frank’s wants to operate a retail marijuana cultivation facility, infused products production and retail storefront.
Amid controversy, a Steamboat Springs marijuana businessman has resigned from the leadership role he held with a Massachusetts company trying to open two medical marijuana dispensaries in the Boston area.
An Oak Creek Planning Commission review of a new marijuana business was delayed Wednesday night because of an oversight by the town.
After claims that a Steamboat Springs marijuana businessman lied on his resume, Boston officials have put a hold on Kevin Fisher's plans to open two medical marijuana dispensaries in the Boston area.
The roll out of recreational marijuana sales during the first six months in Steamboat Springs has gone smoothly, according to local officials.
Steamboat Springs residents also have not been asked whether they want an additional tax placed on recreational marijuana sales.
According to a study prepared for the Colorado Department of Revenue, about 90 percent of retail sales in "heavily visited mountain communities" come from out-of-state visitors.
Recreational marijuana rules and information
- • Colorado residents 21 and older can buy up to an ounce of marijuana at a licensed retail store.
- • Out-of-state residents can buy up to a quarter ounce.
- • Those older than 21 can share up to an ounce of marijuana with a friend as long as they're not getting paid.
- • Marijuana can't be smoked in public or anywhere governed by the Clean Indoor Air Act.
- • Ski resorts largely operate on federal land, where marijuana still is illegal.
- • Colorado residents can grow up to six plant in their home, but the plants must be locked up.
- • Drivers with more than 5 nanograms of THC in their blood can be cited for driving under the influence.
- • Employers still can set their own drug policies and fire those who violate them.
- • Marijuana is not allowed at Denver International Airport, and every jurisdiction in Colorado is allowed to set its own rules governing marijuana use.
- • Recreational marijuana will have a 15% excise tax on the wholesale price and a 10% sales tax on the retail price.
- • Medical marijuana will retain its lower tax rate, and the annual registration fee recently was reduced to $15.