clubs

  1. Ron Strider

    Marijuana 'Clubs' Could Be Coming To Massachusetts

    The Bay State might soon become the Baked State. Just months after Massachusetts voted to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, a state agency approved a policy Monday that would allow "marijuana clubs" to operate in the state, according to WBUR, Boston's NPR affiliate. Retail...
  2. Ron Strider

    ME: Marijuana Social Club Rules Likely To Ban Smoking

    The 128th Legislature is considering a bill to license marijuana social clubs, but it doesn't include an exemption to the state's law that bans smoking in public places. The Portland Press Herald reported that means the clubs would be limited to the sale of marijuana edibles or tinctures that...
  3. Ron Strider

    CO: We Could Be On The Verge Of Legal Weed Clubs

    Colorado's largest city is on the brink of licensing some of the nation's first legal marijuana clubs. But Denver's elaborate hurdles for potential weed-friendly coffee shops and gathering places may mean the city gets few takers for the new licenses. Denver voters approved...
  4. Ron Strider

    CO: Licensed Cannabis Clubs Struggle To Stay Afloat While Unlicensed Clubs Chug Along

    A year ago, City Council decided to do away with cannabis clubs. But instead of straight-up banning the clubs, many of which had been operating for years, local lawmakers created an out: Clubs could apply for a "marijuana consumption club" license that gives them eight years to stay open – if...
  5. Ron Strider

    Cannabis Clubs: Will Nevada Lead Us?

    Several states have legalized recreational use of cannabis but no state has yet created a state-sanctioned place for adults to legally consume cannabis. This leaves many consumers with no place to enjoy legal cannabis as no state permits public consumption. A bill in Nevada could make it the...
  6. Ron Strider

    Nevada Defies Sessions Crackdown Warning, Pushes Ahead With Marijuana Clubs

    Officials are pushing forward with a bill legalizing pot clubs in Nevada, ignoring federal threats and rhetoric against marijuana that suggests a looming crackdown on state laws. Many states with liberal marijuana laws are stopping previous efforts to expand the scope of their laws, fearing it...
  7. Ron Strider

    Nevada Pushes Ahead With Marijuana Clubs

    As marijuana states back off of social marijuana use for fear of inciting a federal crackdown, Nevada is bucking the trend and pushing ahead with pot clubs. Senate Bill 236, which would let local governments permit marijuana social clubs and other forms of public use currently outlawed, took one...
  8. K

    CO: Legislature And Governor At Odds Over Smoking In Marijuana Clubs

    A showdown is looming in Denver between lawmakers and Governor Hickenlooper concerning allowing private marijuana clubs with indoor smoking. On Monday, a House committee approved a bill giving local governments the power to allow the activity. Governor Hickenlooper has promised to veto the...
  9. K

    Marijuana Clubs Approved In Colorado Senate

    Denver – Colorado's Senate has passed a first-in-the-nation bill expressly permitting marijuana clubs. But Gov. John Hickenlooper is hinting that he'll veto the measure unless it bans indoor smoking. The bill passed 25-10 Thursday morning. It allows local jurisdictions to permit...
  10. K

    ME: Marijuana Social Clubs Won't Open Anytime Soon In South Portland

    South Portland – The possibility of South Portland becoming like Amsterdam in the Netherlands prompted city councilors to put off the question of allowing marijuana social clubs to open here. Instead, councilors directed city staff to continue developing less controversial licensing and...
  11. K

    Cannabis Clubs Could Pop Up Around Colorado

    Colorado Springs, Colo. - Ben Verbeck is the manager of the Dab Lounge, a cannabis club in Colorado Springs. "A place where people can come together, and smoke a joint... Having a safe place for that is the utmost importance," Verbeck said. But Verbecks club has a shelf life. The...
  12. K

    Attempt To Allow Marijuana Clubs Across Colorado Clears First Hurdle

    Denver – Colorado is moving ahead with a first-in-the-nation attempt to allow marijuana clubs. But the measure that passed a Republican state Senate committee Wednesday evening doesn't go as far as some marijuana activists hoped. And those clubs may allow indoor pot smoking, despite health...
  13. K

    Colorado Lawmakers Moving Cautiously Toward Marijuana Consumption Clubs

    State lawmakers on Wednesday began slowly moving toward allowing marijuana consumption clubs, even as the White House has signaled a possible crackdown. One of two bills passed the Republican-controlled Senate Business, Labor and Technology Committee with bipartisan support. Another bill...
  14. K

    CO May Become First State To Allow Smoke-Friendly Marijuana Clubs And 'Tasting Rooms'

    Denver – At risk of raising the ire of the White House, Colorado is on the brink of becoming the first state with licensed pot clubs. But the details of how these clubs will operate are as hazy as the underground clubs operating already. Denver officials are working on regulations to open a...
  15. K

    CO May Become First State To Allow Smoke-Friendly Marijuana Clubs And 'Tasting ooms'

    DENVER – At risk of raising the ire of the White House, Colorado is on the brink of becoming the first state with licensed pot clubs. But the details of how these clubs will operate are as hazy as the underground clubs operating already. Denver officials are working on regulations to open a...
  16. K

    Colorado Warms To Pot Clubs Despite Federal Uncertainty

    Denver - At risk of raising the ire of the White House, Colorado is on the brink of becoming the first state with licensed pot clubs. But the details of how these clubs will operate are as hazy as the underground clubs operating already. Denver officials are working on regulations to open a...
  17. Heraldo

    CSCs

    There doesn't seem to be much movement around this part of the forum but here goes... I'm wondering if anyone here has experience with cannabis social clubs in Spain (as a member or guest). I'm interested in knowing if anyone has any insight they could share on the inner workings of these clubs.
  18. K

    CO: Nation's First Marijuana Club Law Shrouded In Questions

    Denver – Denver has started work on the nation's first law allowing marijuana clubs and use in public places such as coffee shops or art galleries. But the details about what those pot clubs would look like are very much in the air. Here's what we know, and don't know, about the looming pot...
  19. K

    ME: Richmond Public Hearing Set On Temporary Ban On Pot Shops, Social Clubs

    The Richmond Planning Board will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. Tuesday on a proposal to put in place a temporary ban on marijuana retail shops and social clubs in this northern Sagadahoc County town. Following a statewide vote in November, Maine residents narrowly approved legalizing...
  20. K

    ME: Gardiner To Discuss Moratorium On Marijuana Social Clubs

    Following the apparent narrow victory of a ballot measure calling for legalization of recreational marijuana use in Maine, Gardiner, along with cities and towns across the state, is starting to grapple with what that means. On Wednesday, elected officials are expected to consider a moratorium...