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Colorado health authorities suggested banning many forms of edible marijuana, including brownies and cookies, then whipsawed away from the suggestion Monday after it went public.
Colorado is now selling more recreational pot than medical pot, a turning point for the newly legal industry, tax records released Wednesday show.
Frustrations are growing over a new program that gives driver’s licenses to people who are in the country illegally. The process has been extremely slow and the state admits there is little it can do to speed things up.
Colorado’s pot regulators are trying to make sure the state’s marijuana growers aren’t producing more pot than they can legally sell – a hedge against Colorado-grown pot ending up in states where it’s not legal.
New marijuana tax records from Colorado show June was the best-selling month yet for the state’s recreational pot experiment, with $24.7 million in total sales.
Alarmed by booming sales of highly potent edible marijuana products, Colorado regulators have drafted an emergency rule making it easier for new users to tell how much pot they’re eating.
Colorado marijuana regulators say that no sales to minors were discovered during recent undercover dispensary checks.
The marijuana in those pot brownies isn’t the only thing that can potentially make consumers sick. The industry and regulators are taking a closer look at how pot-infused edibles are actually made.
Colorado’s recreational pot sales jumped nearly a third in March. That’s according to sales tax reports issued by the state Thursday.
There is a call to stop all sales of edible pot products until the confusion over potency is settled.