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Why Women Founders Are Ruling Legal Marijuana - 05.2017

It's a gray, sleety night in Denver, but Jane West's hotel room balcony is thick with sweet, pungent bong smoke. Sushi and edamame are spread across the hot tub cover, and I'm getting a neck massage. Dahlia Mertens, the founder of marijuana-infused-lotion maker Mary Jane's Medicinals, dips her hands back into her salve and tells me I should rub it in the middle of my forehead--"on your third eye."...

 
 
 
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Pot-Industry Group Sets New Standards for Packaging

A national cannabis trade organization with strong ties to Denver has proposed new packaging standards for its members. Those standards, which are similar to the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division's packaging regulations, will be the first of many to be adopted by members of the National Association of Cannabis Businesses, according to an announcement from the organization....

 
 
 
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Taking a look at new edibles guidelines set to take effect

Among the change in packaging, the Colorado Department of Revenue doesn't want the edibles to by visibly appealing to children. The people who make and sell marijuana products, like edibles, will have new rules to follow very soon. And it's all to make things easier on your eyes before you pop a brownie or cookie into your mouth....

 
 
 
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Marijuana edibles chef Hope Frahm has quite the operation (Video)

Hope Frahm used to be a mechanic, but after a work accident, her life took an unlikely turn — into pastries. The now classically-trained pastry chef said it was the accident, which ultimately burned off her taste buds, that ignited her love of baking because she sought to understand the art through touch, smell and sight. Frahm spent years working in Las Vegas under such names as chefs Thomas Keller and Wolfgang Puck before answering a Craigslist ad to work in Denver...

 
 
 
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Colorado cannabis safety regs limit edible shapes, enlarge potency labels

Out with the gummy bears, in with the squares … and circles, and triangles and diamonds.On Oct. 1, Colorado no longer will allow marijuana edibles shaped like humans, animals, fruits or cartoons — forms that could be confused with candy — and the state also will require more prominently displayed potency information on the labels of cannabis products...

 
 
 
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CANNABIS INDUSTRY OUTLOOK 2016

With Colorado marking the two-year anniversary of legalization for the adult-use/recreational market, the cannabis industry predicts new milestones in both Colorado and the United States in 2016. With a burgeoning industry on the precipice of enormous growth, education and consumer safety will be a top priority for cannabis leaders as the industry expands throughout the country...