Marijuana Enforcement Division
A ban on most forms of edible marijuana at Colorado dispensaries is off the table. But work is continuing on efforts to require pot-infused food and drink to have a distinct look when they are out of the packaging.
Retail pot shops will soon be opening in Colorado’s third-largest city. Aurora issued 21 retail licenses on Thursday, nine months after the first retail pot shops opened in Colorado.
One of the more common criticisms of Colorado’s marijuana legalization has been edibles, or pot-infused food, that make their way into children’s hands.
The makers of marijuana edibles are required to undergo potency testing starting May 1.
The State of Colorado will start phasing in mandatory lab testing of marijuana edible products on May 1. Currently, marijuana product testing of any kind has been performed strictly on a voluntary basis.
Colorado’s uncertain marijuana market has prompted the governor to ratchet back his projection of how much tax the newly legal drug could produce.
Marijuana industry groups say the challenge pot shops and dispensaries are running into is finding true child-resistant packaging at an affordable cost.
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.
The state of Colorado and city of Denver are conducting a joint investigation of several marijuana facilities that were raided by federal agents, but the head of the probe says they are having trouble getting information.
A marijuana driving limit in Colorado is headed to the governor’s desk — on the measure’s sixth try through the Legislature.