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There’s (Big) Money In Medical Marijuana(?)

There’s (Big) Money In Medical Marijuana(?)

Potential revenue could shift either way based on what types of diseases are covered by medical marijuana. Supporters say hundreds of millions of dollars could be at stake. Drug Free America reminded the group that when pot is legalized as medicine, its not all profit. “In the state of Colorado, the marijuana enforcement division spends about 9.5 million dollars a […]

October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
West Texas Real Estate Portfolio Of Tayo Continues To Show Profits

West Texas Real Estate Portfolio Of Tayo Continues To Show Profits

Last year, TAYOs real estate division, Third Avenue Development, acquired 47 residential and commercial lots in West Texas, where development has been spurred on by a new railroad logistics center and other projects. “As profits continue to pile up, TAYO will look to reinvest some of its revenues in promising properties across the country”, says TAYO CEO Scott Wheeler. The […]

September 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Is Marijuana The New Big Business?

Is Marijuana The New Big Business?

Workers give them a scanner to take note of products they like, an idea inspired by Target wedding registries. Perino isn’t a marijuana enthusiast, but the financial opportunities were too good to pass up, especially after Colorado became the first state to legalize recreational marijuana in 2012. Dispensaries began opening in 2014. After working in the building industry for 15 […]

September 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Medical Marijuana Status In Colorado

Medical Marijuana Status In Colorado

            For some months, Mr. Mason, 54, has been thinking about the bank and how, he said, “to break in.” Not to take money, but to leave it. Mr. Mason and a group of other entrepreneurs in Colorado want to start the first-ever financial institution established specifically to serve the pot industry. In order to […]

September 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
In Denver Area, Marijuana Producers Occupy Lots Of Warehouse Space

In Denver Area, Marijuana Producers Occupy Lots Of Warehouse Space

Investors quickly began pouring money into production facilities and other cannabusiness assets in Colorado. Most growers use warehouse space as a combination indoor farm, packaging facility, storage space and distribution center. Employees clip buds from plants, cure them and ready them for shipment. “It’s a factory that grows plants”, says Tim Cullen, owner of Colorado Harvest Co., a retailer that […]

August 31, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
There Are High Expectations For Marijuana Business

There Are High Expectations For Marijuana Business

“There were CEOs, CFOs, from pharmacy, banking, real estate”, Perino said. “People were leaving their jobs to get into this industry, and I think that if they are getting into it, maybe they know something I should know. It just seemed like a great opportunity to be the grass roots of something big. I mean, its kind of being compared […]

August 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
What Keeps Teens Away From Marijuana in Colorado?

What Keeps Teens Away From Marijuana in Colorado?

One of the first two states to legalize recreational marijuana is taking steps to keep teens from using the drug. Colorado, in its second public service campaign since pot became legal at the start of 2014 for people over 21, was careful this time to not vilify the drug. Instead, after Health Department officials talked with more than 800 minors […]

August 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
What’s The Next Home For Legal Weed? Ohio?

What’s The Next Home For Legal Weed? Ohio?

While getting pot in front of the state’s voters marks a milestone for marijuana legalization supporters, Ohio is still a long way from embracing the drug. The majority of voters will still have to be persuaded to vote yes for legal pot. With much of the population still on the fence about the drug, ResponsibleOhio has pledged to spend $20 […]

August 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Approval Granted For Green Dragon For Change Of Operators

Approval Granted For Green Dragon For Change Of Operators

That leaves only the Colorado Department of Revenue, which oversees marijuana operations in the state, to approve the deal, Greenwerkz co-owner Ryan Milligan said. The sale will include Green Dragons medical and recreational cultivation facility and dispensary at 1420 Devereux Road. Green Dragon settled on that location for its primary growing operations last summer after failing to win approval for […]

August 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
I Went To A Colorado Marijuana Dispensary & It Felt Just Like Visiting A Wine Store

I Went To A Colorado Marijuana Dispensary & It Felt Just Like Visiting A Wine Store

We decided to visit the Alpine Wellness dispensary , possibly for its scenic and spa-like name. It was up a flight of stairs inside one of those little shopping plazas, and in fact shared its space with a masseuse. From the outside it was barely distinguishable from a day spa or doctor’s office. A bearded man in a bright yellow […]

July 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article