Marijuana dispensaries have come a long way from the seedy head shops lining Venice Beach. Today, these brick-and-mortar establishments range from boutique shops where "budtenders" walk you through the product line to fluorescent-lit clinics where medicinal use is emphasized.
The state approved its first licenses for commercial cannabis businesses Thursday, a major step for prospective retailers hoping to open shop before year’s end.
Black Friday is the time for door-buster electronics sales, deeply discounted fashion and, oh yeah, purchasing holiday gifts for loved ones. And it's also becoming a big shopping day for medical marijuana.
In just a few months, Parachute will be home to Colorado’s first drive-through marijuana shop.
Let’s take a look at the numbers and see how the finances compare between growing your own supply and buying it from a medical dispensary or an adult use retail store.
Could failing retail businesses provide the cannabis and warehouse industries with an unexpected spark?
Whether it's dealing with stressful family situations or facing a holiday that isn't as swell as what you see on television, some people just need to take the edge off.