City audit finds many medical marijuana shops are unlicensed; city doesn't know number of businesses

It’s had one hearing before the House Health and Human Services Committee, but no vote had been scheduled as of late Monday afternoon.

COLORADO: A Denver audit finds many city medical marijuana businesses are operating without valid licenses and city regulators don’t know how many medical pot dispensaries are operating in Denver.

Medical marijuana: Active red cards continue to decrease

Colorado "Red Card"

COLORADO: The Colorado Medical Marijuana Registry saw a decrease of more than 1,000 active red cards at the end of May – marking the second straight month of such declines, despite nearly 6,000 new patient applications over that time period.

Many Colorado Pot Business Owners Don't Have Marijuana Backgrounds

Elliott Klug, one of the founders of the Pink House Blooms chain of dispensaries, stands in a flowering room

COLORADO:  One is a former oil man. Another was the president of a company that produced baby sleep positioners. There’s a boutique real estate developer of an Aspen hotel and a 32-year-old former commercial banker who opened her own consulting company. The names of some of Colorado’s biggest marijuana moguls are not well known outside the Read the full article…