Cannabis Therapy Institute
Now that anyone who qualifies can open a retail pot shop in Colorado, state lawmakers will consider whether they should put limits on certain medical marijuana providers to close a potentially expensive legal loophole.
he nation’s first recreational pot industry opened in Colorado on Wednesday, kicking off a marijuana experiment that will be watched closely around the world. Already, it is attracting people from across the country.
Colorado’s medical-marijuana regulators are renting office space from a lawyer whose clients include pot sellers the agency is charged with overseeing.
Marijuana advocates racked up big wins in this year’s session of the Colorado Legislature. Now they’re turning their sights to a bigger effort — full legalization on the 2012 ballot.