Entrepreneur Lance Nixon remains focused on launching his delivery company in Colorado. Photo courtesy of Khadijah Adams, LLC. Lance Nixon, who has recently received an approval as a social equity licensee in Colorado, is hyper-aware of the obstacles barring entry into the cannabis industry. He told Emerald, laughing, “this is the first [legal] business I’ve tried … [Read more...] about Meet Lance Nixon, Aspiring Entrepreneur and Social Equity Applicant
New York and New Jersey have hopped on the cannabis legalization wave. However, dispensaries still face barriers ahead as officials adjust zoning regulations for densely-populated areas. Post-Legalization Legalizing cannabis is a feat in and of itself as only 16 states and the District of Columbia have legalized its recreational use. However, the challenge of bringing … [Read more...] about Green Zones in Newly Legalized States
Following important cannabis news articles every day can be a real burn-out, we know. That’s why the Emerald rolls up a chronicle of the headiest news hits, and passes them to you at the end of each week. We Bring You: The Dime. Al Harrington’s Viola is First Black-Owned Multinational Cannabis Brand to Launch in Canada On Tuesday, March 23rd, former NBA player Al … [Read more...] about The Dime: 3/26/2021
Can I lose my job even if I'm legally smoking cannabis? The answer is not so clear. The legal landscape surrounding drug testing varies greatly per state. Many employers require their workers to submit drug tests either before or after the company hires them. The recent legalization of cannabis in various U.S. states hasn't fully transformed the employees' drug … [Read more...] about Can I Lose My Job Even If I’m Legally Smoking Cannabis?
Since the start of recreational sales in 2014, Coloradans have spent more than $9.9 billion on medical and recreational cannabis. While the global pandemic has caused thousands of businesses to close, the cannabis market has seen positive effects. In Colorado, cannabis sales have reached recording-breaking heights in 2020. Colorado Cannabis Sales Increase … [Read more...] about 2020 Cannabis Sales Reach Recording Breaking Heights in Colorado