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Simply Pure Dispensary and Simply Pure CBD are founded and ran by Wanda James and Scott Durrah. Here you'll find press of all types for our founders and businesses alike.


July 24, 2019 Civilized Nadler, Harris to introduce bill decriminalizing pot, expunge marijuana convictions

July 16, 2019 Weedmaps High City Guide: Where to Buy Weed in Denver

July 7. 2019 Mic 6 minority-owned cannabis companies that are addressing inequality in the industry

July 2, 2019 The London Evening Standard Cannabis Debate: The Merrill Lynch venture capitalist turned marijuana millionaire

June 30, 2019 The New York Times Madness or Pot Paradise? The Surprising Legacy of the Place Where Legal Weed Began

April 23, 2019 NewsOne The Black Women Who Are Going Green

April 19, 2019 Weedmaps Denver Dispensaries Expect Huge 4/20 Sales. Here's What Will Be in Store

April 19, 2019 Newsy Why People Of Color Are Being Shut Out Of The Cannabis Industry

April 18, 2019 Westword Scott Durrah, City Council Candidate, Wins VICELAND Cannabis Cookoff

March 29, 2019 Denver Post In Denver, a council candidate will smoke weed with you and make you dinner

March 20, 2019 Westword Why Colorado Tokers Love Pootie Tang

March 8, 2019 Cannabis Dispensary Magazine The Women of Cannabis Conference 2019

February 11, 2019 Leafly 9 Cannabis Couples Who Changed the Game

February 6, 2019 Fox San Antonio The fight to legalize marijuana

January 25, 2019 Benzinga Pot Stocks, ETFs, Top News And Data From The Cannabis Industry This Week

January 25, 2019 Westword Pot Industry Veteran Scott Durrah Running for Denver City Council

January 21, 2019 PBS News Hour Consumption of marijuana edibles rises amidst scarce research into their health impact

January 15, 2019 Marijuana Business Daily Top business lessons from 5 years of legal recreational cannabis sales in Colorado

January 7, 2019 Denver 7 News Crews shutdown Highlands sidewalk, angering residents, business owners; Contact7 helps fix

December 18, 2018 Cannabis Business Times 12 Cannabis Industry Power Couples

November 23, 2018 Civilized Can Cannabis Actually Be a Feminist Industry?

November 16, 2018 Civilized "I Don’t Know that a Single Dispensary Owner Can Survive": Entrepreneurs of Color are Being Left Out of the Cannabis Boom

November 1, 2018 WNYC A Cannabis Pioneer's 'Lonely' Place in the Industry

October 16, 2018 CBC Radio What Canada can learn about legal pot from Colorado

September 25, 2018 NRP, MI Radio Legal recreational pot will likely affect public health & medicinal marijuana in Michigan

September 14, 2018 NJTV News Applicants vie for six new medical marijuana dispensary licenses

August 23, 2018 UpRoxx These Chefs Are Killing The Cannabis Culinary Game

Archive

2017

December 21, 2017 | Dope Magazine | Simply Pure: A Genuine and Passionate Cannabis Experience

November 24, 2017 | Freedom Leaf | How Cannabis Activists Derailed Roger Stone

November 3, 2017 | Westword | Amendment 64 OGs Take a Victory Lap with CSU

October 18, 2017 | Fast Company | This Weed Warrior Is Breaking Barriers In The Marijuana Movement

October 1, 2017 | CBS 4 Denver | New Rules For Marijuana Edibles Now In Effect

September 29, 2017 | Leafly | 12 Minority-Owned Cannabis Businesses That Are Shaping the Industry

August 23, 2017 | Boston Globe | Will legal pot be a chance for minority business owners?

July 31, 2017 | Dope Magazine | Women Owned Cannabis Business in Colorado Have Anointed August #BOSSWOMEN Month

June 26, 2017 | Merry Jane | Baked to Perfection: Become a BBQ Boss with Cannabis Leaf Stuffed Roast Pork Loin

April 20, 2017 | Ebony | 420 Day: 5 Blacks in the Marijuana Biz You Should Know

April 3, 2017 | Denverrite | Proposal to keep Denver’s marijuana stores open later gets first green light

March 23, 2017 | Colorado Public Radio | Just What Will Trump And Sessions Do? That’s What Colorado’s Pot Industry Wants To Know

March 20, 2017 | Leafly | 13 Fantastic Women-Owned Dispensaries to Support

February 17, 2017 | Yahoo | Weed & the American Family: Wanda & Scott

February 16, 2017 | The Cannabist | Other Roots: Wanda James, the first black dispensary owner in Colorado, talks marijuana motivation

February 10, 2017 | The Root | The Pioneer: Wanda James, the 1st Black Woman to Own a Marijuana Dispensary, Gets Real

2015

December 24, 2015 | The Cannabist Show | She Owns A Marijuana Show; He's a Pot Baron

December 15, 2015 | Westword | Marijuana Comeback: Wanda James, Scott Durrah Return With Highland Pot Shop

December 7, 2015 | New Cannabis Ventures | Simply Pure Is Colorado’s First Black Owned Cannabis Dispensary

December 5, 2015 | Fusion | Diversity in Industry

November 25, 2015 | Black Enterprise Magazine | Marijuana Inc: Growing Opportunities For Black Businesses

August 17, 2015 | The Atlantic | American Dreams

April 20, 2015 | NBC News | Colorado's Black Potreprenuers

April 20, 2015 | International Business Times | Marijuana Legalization 2015: Meet The 20 Most Influential People In Cannabis

April 1, 2015 | KUSA (9NEWS) | Colorado Teaching Jamaica About Pot?

March 31, 2015 | Fusion | The Unbearable Whiteness of the Marijuana Industry

March 24, 2015 | Fusion Network | w/ Ryan Nerz

March 11, 2015 | Fusion Network | w/ Ryan Nerz

January 8, 2015 | BBC | Flush with cash, marijuana entrepreneurs yearn for banking services

January 1, 2015 | KUSA (9NEWS) | Jamaican mayor tours Colorado pot businesses

January 1, 2015 | Jamaican News | Jamaican News

January 1, 2015 | Smile Jamaica | Colorado, Cannabis Global Initiative

January 1, 2015 | Smile Jamaica | Weed Conference, Dr. Andre Haughton - Lecturer, Department of Economic, UWI | Wanda James - Owner, Cannabis Global Initiative (Oct 2014)

January 1, 2015 | TV J News - CBS Affiliate | TV J News - CBS Affiliate

2014

December 16, 2014 | Al Jazeera AJ+ | Diversity in Industry

October 1, 2014 | CNBC | Marijuana USA (Full Episode)

January 20, 2014 | Jamaica Observer | Obama Fundraiser at Ganja Event

January 18, 2014 | Jamaica Observer | US activists for today's ganja forum

2011

November 17, 2011 | Bloomberg | Marketing Marijuana in Colorado as Dispensaries Allowed Profit

August 14, 2011 | The Sacramento Bee | Colorado's medical pot business is for-profit, regulated – and thriving

May 2, 2011 | The Daily Show | The Dope On Cannabis Cuisine

January 31, 2011 | Fox News | Simply Pure Chefs

January 4, 2011 | Westword | Wanda and Scott have a new edible company

2010

December 12, 2010 | NBC Nightly News | Pot entrepreneurs smell opportunity in medical laws

November 23, 2010 | CNBC | CBS-Marijuana USA (Trailer)

July 27, 2010 | Westword | Dispensary owner & vet Wanda James lauds new PTSD rules, calls for pot rescheduling

May 5, 2010 | The Daily Show | Gone to Pot

2009

September 18, 2009 | Denver Post | Denver Post - Out of the Cannabis Closet

1997

February 1, 1997 | Black Enterprise Magazine | Go For It!

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