Recently the Marijuana Enforcement Division in Colorado revamped its website. So what’s the big deal? A lot of places update their websites from time to time.
Well, this website revamp included releasing information surrounding the marijuana-related licenses that have been applied for and/or issued within the state. This information includes addresses, full names, business names and more. This is their attempt to be more transparent with this information and to make it public record.
Last week Denver police officers and federal agents descended on cannabis grow sites throughout the city — grow sites they say were operating illegally.
According to authorities, the raids were part of a two-year investigation that will still take a few more months to complete. No arrests were made, but you can be sure copious amounts of cannabis and equipment were seized; it’s hard to tell as officials are being tightlipped on details.
Denver may get a chance to vote on private marijuana social clubs in the near future. The Denver chapter of NORML released the text for an initiative that they are introducing to the City Council that would legalize private marijuana social clubs within the city limits, giving those over the age of 21 a place to consume cannabis with like-minded individuals outside of their own homes. This would also solve the issue of public consumption for tourists, who may be prohibited from smoking weed in the hotels or places they stay at.
A new draft of rules was released by the Colorado state marijuana regulators that included some interesting changes to edibles. The draft considered banning the word “candy” from being used to describe the THC sweet treats, as well as putting a specific label on the product to indicate that it was, in fact, psychoactive.
It’s just a touch past two years now since legal marijuana sales began in the state of Colorado, and unlike some predicted, the sky didn’t fall! In fact, the sky has risen thanks to the elevated state of the economy. Let’s look at a couple of the great things Colorado should be celebrating on this anniversary!
Cannabis Arrests Are Down