Boulder To Take New Look At Marijuana Regulations

We say there's zero tolerance and no administrative review. That makes someone feel pretty insecure, and that's not fair."

COLORADO: Representatives of the marijuana industry, supported by Boulder City Councilman Macon Cowles, want the city to reconsider its approach to marijuana regulation and come in line with the rest of the state, but top city officials say the more stringent approach has resulted in a safer city while still allowing businesses to be competitive. Read the full article…

Alaska Grown: Should All Marijuana Entrepreneurs Be Alaska Residents?

Marijuana industry advocates are crying foul about a residency clause in Alaska's draft marijuana regulations that would require all business owners and investors to be Alaska residents.

ALASKA:  Marijuana industry advocates are crying foul about a residency clause in Alaska’s draft marijuana regulations that would require all business owners and investors to be Alaska residents. With the deadline for crafting Alaska marijuana regulations just three months away, the Marijuana Control Board must decide whether the requirement — which board member Brandon Emmett said “basically crushes the American dream” — Read the full article…

Colorado Tightens Marijuana Rules

Aside from safety and health training, new rules also will normalize the amount of marijuana found in any edible — ensuring that a single serving size has no more than 10 milligrams of active THC

COLORADO:  Medical and retail marijuana dispensaries will receive about 30 new rules related to almost every aspect of their businesses. The state Marijuana Enforcement Division, or MED, released the new rules Thursday, Sept. 24. The rules change everything from the startup licensing fees, to rules for cultivation, production, edibles, sales, employee training and product testing. Read the full article…

Insurance Brokers Reach Out To Marijuana Inc.

An Arizona bill would allow workers compensation insurers to deny payment for medical marijuana.

COLORADO: As political and cultural momentum builds for legalizing marijuana for medical and recreational use, it’s created a so-called “green rush” of people trying to cash in on the surge in cannabis-related businesses. That surge is also creating new opportunities and challenges for a segment of insurance companies — firms that are now offering policies Read the full article…

Insurance Brokers Reach Out To Marijuana Inc.

COLORADO: As political and cultural momentum builds for legalizing marijuana for medical and recreational use, it’s created a so-called “green rush” of people trying to cash in on the surge in cannabis-related businesses. That surge is also creating new opportunities and challenges for a segment of insurance companies — firms that are now offering policies Read the full article…

Tacoma Council Begins Marijuana Code Process

Tacoma pot shops will not likely be ready to open on the first day of retail sales in WA.

WASHINGTON: Tacoma City Council approved two interim laws relating to recreational marijuana sales Tuesday night. The city’s new laws, one for land use and another for its nuisance code, nearly mirror the state’s suggested laws for recreational marijuana growers, processors and sales.

Proposed limits on recreational pot shop locations

Denver Pot Shops face regulations on their location.

Should recreational marijuana shops be allowed to be next door to each other? It is a question being raised by Denver City Councilman Paul López, as he proposes five amendments to the law regarding recreational marijuana. Colorado voters approved the use and sale of recreational marijuana in November 2012. However, lawmakers in different cities are Read the full article…