Two former top regulators of Colorado’s marijuana industry have now gone to work for the other side.
Marijuana regulations including purchasing limits are up for review Wednesday in the House.
State lawmakers are discussing two bills on how recreational marijuana might be bought and sold in Colorado.
Marijuana regulation is moving at a halting pace in Colorado, where lawmakers Thursday extended a self-imposed deadline to agree how the newly legal drug should be grown, packaged and sold.
Marijuana is up for a big round of votes Thursday in the Colorado Legislature. Votes are expected on everything from how the newly legal drug should be grown and sold to whether out-of-state visitors should be allowed to buy it.
Colorado’s medical marijuana regulations are badly enforced and in need of dramatic overhaul, state auditors concluded in a blistering 89-page report released Tuesday.
Colorado’s booming medical marijuana industry is regulated like no other. Public officials boast of tracking, measuring and taxing pot from seed to sale, calling Colorado a model of how to bring order to a medical marijuana business often compared to the Wild West.