Marijuana activists asked a judge on Friday to temporarily prevent the state from collecting specific “marijuana taxes” on pot sales because they incriminate consumers and industry employees under federal law.
While no one expected the state’s first-in-the-nation recreational sales would eliminate the need for dangerous underground sales overnight, the violence has raised concerns among police, prosecutors and pot advocates.
Colorado attorneys can advise marijuana businesses on how to navigate the industry’s legal complexities without fear of punishment, the state’s Supreme Court said Monday.
Denver’s 4/20 rally may run into some problems this year, but the city hasn’t made any official decision to shut it down.
Further bringing marijuana into the mainstream, Colorado voters decided Tuesday to treat the blossoming industry like other businesses by passing hefty taxes designed to raise money for schools and regulation.
Marijuana giveaways that sparked an unusual campaign finance report in Colorado have been given a value. The joints were worth $1,250, paid for by a lawyer funding the opposition campaign.
Well known pro-marijuana attorney Robert Corry has been arrested for smoking pot in public.
John Connelly leaned forward on his barstool, set his lips against a clear glass pipe and inhaled a white cloud of marijuana vapor.
A pot club opened up in Denver called Club 64 after Amendment 64 passed and CBS4’s Nina Sparano wanted to take a closer look to see what it’s all about.
Organizers of the first marijuana club in Denver are promising more events to come after their premiere event on New Year’s Eve.