Colorado made roughly $2 million in marijuana taxes in January, state revenue officials reported Monday.» Read More
If the legal sale of marijuana is revolutionary, the growth around Colorado's pot industry may be equally groundbreaking as hundreds of companies vie for a share of the state's projected $800 million marijuana market.
Similar to an e-cigarette, Open Vape pens have cartridges filled with purified cannabis oil. For the user, its discreet, smoke-free bliss.
It's a family affair as mom, dad, Aunt Judy and Uncle Elmer all trim bud to keep up with the demand for their new recreational pot business.
Marijuana, still illegal under federal law, is now at the center of a thriving industry that’s attracting a new breed of entrepreneurs, as Colorado becomes the first state to allow the sale of pot for recreational use.
Roughly a third of all municipalities in Colorado have opted out of the statewide legalization of pot. The city of Greeley wants no part of legal weed.
LONDON, Feb 10- Water supplies across the western and southwestern United States are becoming severely strained as more people move into areas with limited rainfall and shrinking groundwater.
WASHINGTON, Feb 7- U.S. officials wrongly aided coal companies seeking federal land leases and accepted below-value bids in a flawed program costing taxpayers tens of millions of dollars, according to an independent review of the U.S. Interior Department.
WASHINGTON, Feb 7- U.S. officials wrongly advised coal companies when they leased federal land in a flawed program costing taxpayers millions of dollars, according to an independent review of the U.S. Interior Department.
HOUSTON, Feb 6- Unusually frigid weather was blamed for slipping output of natural gas in the United States on Thursday as California warned of short supplies and No. 2 U.S. producer Chesapeake Energy Corp said foul weather hurt its operations.
HOUSTON, Feb 6- Independent oil refiner Tesoro Corp is replacing older railcars in its crude-by-rail fleet with ones that have the latest safety designs, Chief Executive Officer Greg Goff told analysts on Thursday.
*Noble gets cold weather boost in Israel. HOUSTON, Feb 6- Chesapeake Energy Corp, the No. 2 natural gas producer in the United States, said on Thursday unusually cold weather across much of the country was hurting its operations as data showed slipping U.S. output.
Feb 6- Oil and natural gas producer Noble Energy Inc surprised Wall Street on Thursday with a weak production forecast and a lower-than-expected quarterly profit as its costs spiked. The report comes as Noble Energy, like many of its peers, spends heavily to find more oil and natural gas to satisfy Wall Street's demands for constant reserve growth.
HOUSTON, Feb 6- Chesapeake Energy Corp, the No. 2 natural gas producer in the United States, said on Thursday that unusually cold weather across much of the country was hurting its output. On Tuesday, Chuck Meloy, an executive at Anadarko Petroleum Corp, said on a conference call the company's operations in Colorado were finally returning to normal.
LONDON, Feb 6- For 25 years, U.S. specialists in international relations have been predicting water shortages will become a source of conflict.
WASHINGTON, Feb 5- President Barack Obama's administration announced the formation on Wednesday of seven "climate hubs" help farmers and rural communities adapt to extreme weather conditions and other effects of climate change.
Colorado's newly legal pot economy is barely more than a month old, and the nascent industry is already making marijuana brownies look stale.
NEW YORK, Feb 5- Anheuser-Busch InBev SA struck a deal to buy New York microbrewery Blue Point Brewing Co, as the world's largest beer maker seeks to increase its offerings in the fast-growing craft-beer segment.
*In Iowa, a major hog producer, snow falls ranged from 5 to 6 inches in southern part of the state, 2 to 4 inches through central Iowa, and little to none in northern Iowa.
Families looking to move to a state where marijuana use is legal may find that hunting for a 420-friendly home is no easy feat.
As many marijuana shops still are a cash-based business, those dispensaries have become the target of thieves, NBC News reports.