Denver moves closer to first legal marijuana club

A Colorado business is closer to becoming one of the nation’s first legal marijuana clubs.

The Coffee Joint owner Rita Tsalyuk (center) sits in the middle of her shop next to I-25 in Lincoln Park, Feb. 6, 2018. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) lincoln park; denver; colorado; denverite; kevinjbeaty; social consumption; marijuana; coffee shop;
The Coffee Joint owner Rita Tsalyuk (center) sits in the middle of her shop next to I-25 in Lincoln Park, Feb. 6, 2018. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

A Colorado business is closer to becoming one of the nation’s first legal marijuana clubs.

Owners of the Coffee Joint plan to charge an entry fee to the bring-your-own marijuana space, where customers can vape or eat products.



Denver-based Chipotle picks Taco Bell exec for next CEO

Chipotle looks to fast-food chain Taco Bell for next CEO

By Joseph Pisani, Associated Press

Chipotle, hoping to rebuild its business after a series of food safety scares, has named an executive from fast-food chain Taco Bell as its next CEO.

Brian Niccol, chief executive at Taco Bell chain for three years, will start at Chipotle next month. He’ll be tasked with helping turn around the burrito chain, which has long positioned itself as a step up from fast food.


Colorado raising taxes on oil, gas drillers by $4.8M

Colorado oil and gas regulators are raising taxes on energy developers to help pay for the environmental impacts of drilling.

Colorado oil and gas regulators are raising taxes on energy developers to help pay for the environmental impacts of drilling.

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission approved a plan on Monday to raise $4.8 million more in taxes by charging 0.11 cents on every dollar of oil and gas produced.