Colorado Limits Purchases of Cannabis Concentrates and Puts Restrictions on Medical Marijuana Program

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill on Thursday that tightens limits on cannabis concentrates and puts restrictions on medical marijuana patients and their physicians. The measure, House Bill 1317 (HB21-1317), also funds research into the effect that high-potency marijuana products can have on developing minds. Democratic Rep. Yadira Caraveo,…

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First recreational marijuana dispensary opens in Longmont city limits

Legal recreational pot sales within Longmont city limits began Monday morning with Black Hawk resident Tyler Worley’s purchase of 28 pre-rolled joints from Boulder-based Terrapin Care Station at its new store at 650 20th Ave. “That’s pretty cool,” Worley said about being the first person to legally purchase recreational cannabis…

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Louisville poised to tweak marijuana buffers, limits on stores

A series of proposed code tweaks could eliminate caps on how many marijuana retailers are allowed within Louisville and slash the city’s current school buffer requirements. In part an effort to align the city’s marijuana business codes with those of liquor stores — an initiative city officials called for earlier…

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60-year-old woman acquitted at Colorado trial over marijuana plant limits

Published: Nov 30, 2017, 8:12 am • Updated: Nov 30, 2017, 8:47 am By The Associated Press GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — A 60-year-old Colorado woman arrested in 2013 for having more than 30 pounds (13 kilograms) of marijuana in her basement has been acquitted at trial. The Daily Sentinel reported…

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New St. Louis bill would allow residents to use and grow marijuana, within limits

Published: Oct 25, 2017, 10:47 am • Updated: Oct 25, 2017, 10:47 am By Celeste Bott, St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS — A bill filed this week allowing the use, sale and growth of marijuana in St. Louis aims to reduce disproportionate penalties for existing violations and free up time…

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California cities push limits of “reasonable” restrictions on home grows

Published: Aug 8, 2017, 8:47 am • Updated: Aug 8, 2017, 8:47 am By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian Yes, every Californian 21 or older now has a right to grow up to six marijuana plants per household for personal use. But did you know that local officials get to…

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Supreme Court limits government seizure of assets in drug conspiracy cases

Published: Jun 5, 2017, 1:44 pm • Updated: Jun 5, 2017, 1:57 pm By Sam Hananel, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is placing new limits on the government’s ability to seize assets from people who are convicted of drug crimes but receive little of the illegal proceeds.…

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Colorado looks to marijuana tax as budget fix, stretching the limits of what voters approved

Published: May 2, 2017, 7:54 pm • Updated: May 2, 2017, 8:48 pm By John Frank and Alicia Wallace, The Denver Post In last-minute negotiations between Colorado lawmakers on a major spending bill, a dubious budget fixer has emerged: marijuana taxes. The tentative legislation unveiled this week seeks to extract additional…

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