Tag: amendment 64

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August 21, 2014
08/21/2014
Hickenlooper: Marijuana Regulators Have Done ‘A Very Good Job’

Hickenlooper: Marijuana Regulators Have Done ‘A Very Good Job’

Gov. Hickenlooper says he’s pleased with the way his state has handled voters’ wishes on recreational marijuana legalization. “I think done a pretty good...
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August 19, 2014
08/19/2014
Driving High in the Mile High: Colorado’s Drugged Driving Law

Driving High in the Mile High: Colorado’s Drugged Driving Law

Prior to Amendment 64, Colorado had a decriminalized outlook on marijuana while driving, meaning that getting caught with pot was the equivalent of running a stop sign....
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July 11, 2014
07/11/2014
Colorado Selling Over 10 Tons of Pot Every Month

Colorado Selling Over 10 Tons of Pot Every Month

The estimated annual market demand for marijuana in Colorado is roughly 130 metric tons, according to the first post-legalization study of the market. Colorado residents account for...
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July 2, 2014
07/02/2014
Colorado Retail Marijuana Application Rules Changed to Open Market

Colorado Retail Marijuana Application Rules Changed to Open Market

It’s been exactly six months since legal retail marijuana sales began in Colorado, and today is the first day that retail marijuana business licenses are open to...
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June 2, 2014
06/02/2014
Pot Shops in Denver’s Suburbs Fewer and Farther Between Than in City

Pot Shops in Denver’s Suburbs Fewer and Farther Between Than in City

Denver’s 650,000 residents enjoy 75 recreational marijuana dispensaries (1 shop per ~8.7k residents). Whereas the 2 million living in the suburbs have just 21 recreational shops (1 shop per ~95k...
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May 29, 2014
05/29/2014
Marijuana Is Going Great, Says Colorado Government

Marijuana Is Going Great, Says Colorado Government

Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper opposed Amendment 64, but now he tells CBS News he has no major qualms with how things have gone. “If people didn’t smoke before, generally they’re...
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May 20, 2014
05/20/2014
Feds May Cut Off Water for Legal Marijuana Crops

Feds May Cut Off Water for Legal Marijuana Crops

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, which oversees management of federal water resources, “is evaluating how the Controlled Substances Act applies in the context of Reclamation project water...
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May 1, 2014
05/01/2014
Past Marijuana Convictions Could Be Sealed if SB 218 Becomes Law in Colorado

Past Marijuana Convictions Could Be Sealed if SB 218 Becomes Law in Colorado

Colorado could be sealing any past marijuana convictions that Amendment 64 would have rendered impotent. If Senate Bill 218 is passed, Coloradans could petition to have their...
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April 21, 2014
04/21/2014
Marijuana Has Come a Long Way Since Last 4/20

Marijuana Has Come a Long Way Since Last 4/20

What a difference a year makes. From 4/20, 2013, to 4/20, 2014, marijuana has taken big steps out of the shadows of the black market and into...
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April 10, 2014
04/10/2014
Concentrated Marijuana Under Review in Colorado

Concentrated Marijuana Under Review in Colorado

Colorado currently allows adults over 21 to possess an ounce of marijuana for recreational use, but the law makes no distinction between raw flowers and concentrated marijuana,...
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February 12, 2014
02/12/2014
Coloradans Split On Whether Pot Hurts State’s Image: Poll

Coloradans Split On Whether Pot Hurts State’s Image: Poll

According to a recent Quinnipiac University Poll, 51% of overall  Colorado voters said that recent legal marijuana measures are bad for the state’s wholesome image (with a margin of error of...
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December 30, 2013
12/30/2013
Yes on 64 to Host First Legal Marijuana Sale in Colorado

Yes on 64 to Host First Legal Marijuana Sale in Colorado

Leaders of the campaign that made marijuana legal in Colorado will gather January 1 at 3-D (Denver’s Discreet Dispensary) — a licensed retail marijuana store with on-site...
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December 12, 2013
12/12/2013
CO 2013: Thousands Not Arrested, Millions of Dollars Saved

CO 2013: Thousands Not Arrested, Millions of Dollars Saved

In it’s first year of cannabis legalization, Colorado saved millions of dollars in law enforcement and court resources.
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December 12, 2013
12/12/2013
City of Denver Launches Official Marijuana Policy Guide Website

City of Denver Launches Official Marijuana Policy Guide Website

The city of Denver launched a new section on the state of Colorado website Monday, specifically answering the FAQs that come with Colorado’s rapidly approaching new retail marijuana...
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December 9, 2013
12/09/2013
Colorado Dispensary Owners Struggling with Packaging

Colorado Dispensary Owners Struggling with Packaging

Colorado dispensary owners are having trouble finding packaging that meets the standards of Amendment 64′s regulations.
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December 2, 2013
12/02/2013
Sorry Denverites, You Can’t Smoke Weed on the Patio

Sorry Denverites, You Can’t Smoke Weed on the Patio

So, here is an interesting experience I had recently… after playing a gig at a bar with my funk band here in Denver, Colorado, I stepped out...
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October 24, 2013
10/24/2013
Weed Odor Complaints? No Worries, the Nasal Ranger is Here

Weed Odor Complaints? No Worries, the Nasal Ranger is Here

With cannabis legalization spreading, local governments are left with little direction on how to change current policies to reflect the new legal reality. Many questions remain, but...
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September 18, 2013
09/18/2013
Denver City Council Passes Regulations for Retail Cannabis

Denver City Council Passes Regulations for Retail Cannabis

Monday night Denver’s city council passed its regulations for retail cannabis dispensaries in the city. The regulations determine where dispensaries can be located and set the application...
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September 11, 2013
09/11/2013
Free Joints Handed Out At Denver Protest Of Tax Proposal

Free Joints Handed Out At Denver Protest Of Tax Proposal

Protesters gathered in Denver’s Civic Center Park Monday to slam Proposition AA, the statewide recreational marijuana tax proposal that will be decided by Colorado voters in November....
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September 11, 2013
09/11/2013
Colorado Marijuana Regulations Finalized, Ready To License

Colorado Marijuana Regulations Finalized, Ready To License

Monday, Colorado became the first state in the nation to finalize marijuana regulations for the recreational industry. The regulations have set all the rules for the industry except...
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