Boulder County Commissioners Impose Temporary Moratorium On Retail Marijuana License Applications

That Oct. 22 hearing and meeting also is expected to include consideration of what the appropriate length of time might be for any additional moratorium on retail marijuana establishments to give county officials a chance to study what regulations, fees and ballot measures might be needed to oversee retail marijuana establishments.

COLORADO: Boulder County commissioners Tuesday imposed a temporary 22-day moratorium on accepting applications from anyone seeking to engage in retail sales of recreational marijuana, or the growing of that marijuana, in unincorporated parts of the county.

Lasting Marijuana Reform Nationally Depends On Colorado

Tim Waldron is all smiles as he collects his free marijuana cigarette during a pot giveaway on the Pearl Street Mall in Boulder, Colo., on Monday Sept. 23, 2013. Those opposing a marijuana sales tax ballot question are looking to replicate a successful campaign event in Denver by handing out free joints.

COLORADO: The reactions recently from drug policy reform advocates to Attorney General Eric Holder’s announcement that the Department of Justice will not seek to challenge marijuana laws in states that have legalized have been predictable.

Seattle City Council Pushes Marijuana DUI Legislation

Seattle City Council considers MJ DUI regs.

WASHINGTON: The Seattle City Council is considering legislation to create municipal marijuana DUI misdemeanors. According to the city’s law department, the move is being sought primarily so the city can capture the revenue from potential pot law violations.

Seattle City Council Pushes Marijuana DUI Legislation

Seattle City Council considers MJ DUI regs.

WASHINGTON: The Seattle City Council is considering legislation to create municipal marijuana DUI misdemeanors. According to the city’s law department, the move is being sought primarily so the city can capture the revenue from potential pot law violations.

Inslee, Ferguson Tell Congress To Fix Banking Rules So Legal Marijuana Can Work

One of these is more trouble than the other in Washington.

WASHINGTON: Governor Jay Inslee and Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson want Congress to fix the banking rules or (at least) give banks confidence that they can take money from state-licensed marijuana businesses without fear of federal prosecution.

How will Uruguay’s marijuana law work?

Uruguay's senate is expected to legalize marijuana

URUGUAY — On July 31st the lower house of Uruguay’s congress narrowly voted to legalise the production, sale and consumption of marijuana (cannabis). The bill has passed to the Senate, where it is expected to be approved with a comfortable margin. If it does, it will be signed into law by President José Mujica, who has Read the full article…