• December 5, 2020

Tags : public consumption

Bill to Allow Cannabis Hospitality Signed by Colorado Governor

Cannabis consumers in Colorado will soon have a regulated space to partake socially after Colorado’s governor signed a bipartisan measure.  Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday signed House Bill 1230, which will offer new opportunities in a cannabis industry that is showing its economic development potential. He also signed bills authorizing marijuana delivery in Colorado and […]Read More

Bipartisan Bill to Allow Cannabis Hospitality Off to the Colorado Governor

Cannabis consumers in Colorado are one step closer to having a regulated space to partake socially after the legislature sent a bipartisan measure to the governor. Proponents are hopeful that Gov. Jared Polis will sign House Bill 1230 after he pledged his support for last year’s effort to advance a cannabis hospitality measure. Last year’s bill was vetoed by former Gov. […]Read More

Gov. Hickenlooper vetoes cannabis ‘tasting rooms’ placing him at odds with voters

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper rejected the insights of state and local cannabis regulators who have been calling for a bright regulatory line concerning public consumption. House Bill 1258 — which would have created limited-sales cannabis tasting rooms — was vetoed by Hickenlooper on Monday afternoon, despite significant bipartisan support in the legislature as part of […]Read More

Wins and losses for marijuana consumers as Colorado Legislature adjourns

As the Colorado Legislature adjourns for the 2018 session, marijuana consumers saw more wins than losses. Perhaps the biggest win for consumers was House Bill 1258, a first-in-the-nation cannabis public consumption measure that would allow for marijuana tasting rooms. The bill is a compromise following four years of conversations. The legislature passed the bill with […]Read More

Compromise bill to allow cannabis tasting rooms poised to reach governor

Compromise legislation to allow cannabis consumption education and tasting as an “incremental approach” to marijuana hospitality is poised to reach the Colorado governor. House Bill 1258 received a bipartisan 22-12 vote in the Senate on April 27. Ten Republicans, including Senate Majority Leader Chris Holbert of Parker, joined 12 Democrats in backing the measure to […]Read More

Bipartisan support for cannabis tasting rooms grows

Legislation that offers a conservative “incremental approach” to cannabis hospitality has received bipartisan support through each step of the legislative process. House Bill 1258 — which would allow for cannabis tasting rooms — was last advanced on April 17 by a committee in the Republican-controlled Colorado Senate by a vote of 4-1. Sens. Jim Smallwood of […]Read More

Cannabis tasting rooms bill hailed as ‘incremental approach’

Colorado’s top marijuana regulator called legislation that would lead to cannabis tasting rooms an “incremental approach” to social use. Jim Burack, director of Colorado’s Marijuana Enforcement Division, offered the comment during testimony on separate legislation, Senate Bill 211, which would have allowed for cannabis consumption clubs. The legislation died April 2 on a vote of […]Read More

Dispensary Tasting Room Bill Advances in House

THOMAS MITCHELL | MARCH 20, 2018 | 9:42AM Source: http://www.westword.com/marijuana/colorado-bill-that-would-allow-dispensary-tasting-rooms-move-forward-10104829 A bill that would allow cannabis dispensaries to apply for consumption-room licenses passed its first obstacle on Monday, March 19, when a Colorado General Assembly House committee’s approval moved it closer to the floor of the House — but not without some changes. Sponsored by state […]Read More

Colorado continues to lead the way with cannabis

By Tuck Clarry Source: https://www.inlander.com/spokane/colorado-continues-to-lead-the-way-with-cannabis/Content?oid=8529121 While Washington and Colorado will be forever tied together as the first states to end cannabis prohibition, the experience of legalized pot has been drastically different for the two pioneers. The initial difference appeared to be in relationship to Washington’s liberal policies versus Colorado’s more libertarian slant. Cannabis enthusiasts in the […]Read More

Colorado Lawmakers Consider “Cannabis Taste-Testing Rooms” Bill

By: Tyler Young Posted: Mar 01, 2018 06:30 PM MST Updated: Mar 01, 2018 06:30 PM MST Source: http://www.westernslopenow.com/news/local-news/colorado-lawmakers-consider-cannabis-taste-testing-rooms-bill/1001666058 PALISADE, Colo. – Since 2014, hundreds of recreational marijuana dispensaries have sprouted over the past 4 years. A new bill introduced to the Colorado legislator could allow marijuana retailers to expand their licenses and open Cannabis Tasting […]Read More

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