Colorado made roughly $2 million in marijuana taxes in January, state revenue officials reported Monday.» Read More
Starbuds of Denver owner Brian Ruden says the next step in his business is to get more "growth capacity" to handle the demand.
The new CNBC documentary "Colorado Pot Rush" airs Wednesday night. The FMHR traders dig into growth prospects for the legal marijuana industry, and which stocks are game.
NBC News correspondent Harry Smith provides insight on the new CNBC documentary "Colorado Pot Rush," which Smith tracked down the money behind the legal marijuana industry.
From exploding kitchens to super-intense highs, making and smoking marijuana concentrate—aka “dabs”—is getting more attention in the move toward legalization.
Todd Mitchem's company, Open Vape, manufactures a product similar to an e-cigarette. It's a pen that heats a cartridge filled with purified cannabis oil.
Todd Mitchem, O.pen Vape chief revenue officer, discusses the Colorado pot industry and displays the company's cutting edge O.pen THC consumption device.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports the first tax revenue numbers are being reported in Colorado. Pueblo County did $1 million in gross sales netting the county $56,000 in one month.
Investor Kevin O'Leary of "Shark Tank" said he's torn between the upside of legal marijuana sales and possibly running afoul of the federal government.
NBC News correspondent Harry Smith takes an inside look at "O.pen Vape," a company that has created a high-tech device to smoke hash. Smith also comments on the "windfall of money" the taxation of marijuana will give Colorado.
Venture capitalist and investor Kevin O'Leary tells CNBC that putting money into legalized marijuana is like "getting an opportunity to get into alcohol after Prohibition just ended."
Every day we went out to shoot video it was an eye-popping experience, says NBC News Correspondent Harry Smith, talking about his new documentary on the big business of marijuana. Two pot shops in Colorado brought in about $1 million in total sales in January, producing about $56,000 in local sales taxes. Forty percent of the business comes from edibles, says Smith.
Working in Colorado's pot industry requires background checks by the state's Marijuana Enforcement Division but no drug tests are necessary.
Starbuds marijuana dispensary owner Brian Ruden on whether he tests his own products.
When it comes to parties, event planner Jane West gives high end a whole new meaning. Guests enjoy both the pot and "munchies for foodies."
Marijuana could bring around $670,000 in taxes in 2014 for the southern Colorado county of around 160,000 people, said one official.
When it comes to recreational marijuana, forget the joint! People in Colorado are enjoying cannabis in brand new ways, including edibles, drinks, dabs and more.
Open Vape sells one of the fastest growing products in legal pot - the vape pen - similar to an e-cigarette but with marijuana oil. Chief Revenue Officer Todd Mitchem tells NBC News' Harry Smith it's only a matter of time before his company is worth billions.
NBC News' Harry Smith interviews a drug dealer who says pot's legalization hasn't hurt his illegal business or profits.
About 60 miles northeast of Denver a battle between legal marijuana is going on. While Greeley, Colo., is shunning marijuana, neighboring Garden City is celebrating it.
Consumer reporter Herb Weisbaum talks about issues surrounding the legal pot business.