Medical Marijuana Industry Group
Colorado is launching a new “Drive High, Get A DUI” campaign to remind drivers that newly legal marijuana should be treated like alcohol and not used before driving.
The marijuana industry breathed a sigh of relief Friday after federal banking regulators issued long-awaited permission for them to access basic banking services.
Legal marijuana sales in Colorado are set to start on Jan. 1, or so the law says. Knowing when the recreational pot shops will actually open, however, is anyone’s guess.
Future recreational pot shops in Colorado have won a measure of flexibility. A legislative panel voted Monday to reject a plan to require marijuana shops to grow most of the weed they sell.
Amendment 64 passed easily in the city of Denver, but the debate over implementing it is far from over. The big issue is still whether they will allow retail stores in Denver.
Pot smokers in Colorado were the biggest winners in the vote that legalized the drug. Now state regulators are working out the details of exactly how to tax it, so the benefits are shared statewide in the form of increased revenue.
Residents and visitors to Denver soon won’t be seeing any outdoor advertising for medical marijuana businesses.
The Denver ordinance passed Monday night seeks to curb the city’s vibrant and competitive marijuana industry. Council members said the city needs to crack down on the advertising.
Colorado is facing accusations of misusing money from medical marijuana patients.
Colorado lawmakers are again debating a proposal to establish an “impaired” limit for marijuana. If passed, the bill would make drivers impaired if they test positive for five nanograms or more of THC, an ingredient in marijuana.