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.
Fort Collins is on the verge of putting the brakes on recreational marijuana as the city council plans to ban the marijuana sales until next March.
Ten marijuana stores have complied with a federal order to shut down or face federal legal action.
Colorado marijuana stores operating near schools now have 45 days to discontinue sales or face legal action.
Twenty-five more medical marijuana dispensaries were ordered to close on Monday. All are within 1,000 feet of schools.
Colorado-based U.S. Attorney John Walsh says enforcing federal laws against selling marijuana near schools is a legitimate use of his resources.
Police in Colorado Springs are searching for two people who raided a marijuana dispensary after four dispensaries were hit overnight.
The deadline has now passed for medical marijuana dispensaries operating too close to schools in Colorado. They had to shut down by Tuesday or face action by the federal government.
No problems have been reported in Colorado as 23 medical marijuana dispensaries near schools face a deadline to move or shut down.
U.S. Attorney John Walsh is rebuffing claims the federal government is sitting idly by as Colorado enacts laws to regulate the booming medical marijuana industry.