Kate McKee Simmons
Kate McKee Simmons is the one stop shop for everything pot at Westword. A Denver native, Kate interned at the National Catholic Reporter, was a reporter for the New York Post, and spent a brief stint in Israel learning international reporting before joining the Westword team as their Marijuana Editor. Follow Kate on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
4 hours ago | Lists
Every startup has its challenges, but a cannabis startup comes with additional challenges. Entrepreneurs who want to get in the business face a unique set of hurdles, including ever-changing regulations, legal issues and struggles to set up the ri...
1 day ago | Business
Tumbleweed Express is set to open in Parachute, Colorado, in March and it's going to have something no other dispensary in the state does — a drive-thru.
2 days ago | Marijuana
A bill introduced in the Colorado Senate last week would allow you to get weed delivered to your house. Dispensaries would have to apply for a delivery endorsement and then have an employee or approved contractor drive recreational or medical cann...
4 days ago | Lists
Concentrates are a popular variation of cannabis. Whether you prefer budder, shatter, wax or oil, concentrates dominated the market in 2016 and were the top-selling marijuana product in Colorado. Here's a look at some of the most beautiful concent...
5 days ago | Business
Kat York, co-owner of Boosted E-Juice, is going to Washington, D.C., next week to meet with Colorado representatives and fight for a change in vaping regulations. The vaping industry could cease to exist by August 2018 if regulations do not change.
6 days ago | Marijuana
Two annual events alter dispensary sales each February: Valentine's Day and the Super Bowl.Comparing dispensary sales this year with Super Bowl weekend last year, when the Broncos were playing, reflects the general mood of the state.