Why weed sales spike each December

Last year, Colorado cannabis shops brought in upward of $101.3 million in sales during December — setting a new monthly record, state revenue data show. In 2014, only August sales of $67.5 million outpaced the $66.8 million brought in by Colorado pot shops during December. Continue reading “Why weed sales spike each December”

Canada battles illegal pot shops popping up all over; ‘Prince of Pot’ arrested

Montreal police have launched raids against illegal cannabis stores opened one day earlier by the self-proclaimed “Prince of Pot,” Marc Emery, and his wife, Jodie.

Emery and his wife were among 10 people arrested in Friday’s raids. Police said that all but one person, who refused to sign the release documents, were released on a promise to appear in court. Continue reading “Canada battles illegal pot shops popping up all over; ‘Prince of Pot’ arrested”

Some Massachusetts Towns Are Pushing Back Against Marijuana Shops

A number of cities and towns are exploring ways to limit or even snuff out marijuana shops in their communities, less than a week after voters legalized the drug for recreational use in Massachusetts. Continue reading “Some Massachusetts Towns Are Pushing Back Against Marijuana Shops”