Pueblo County, Colorado Approves Recreational Marijuana Sales

Pueblo County is one of only seven Colorado counties that permitted retail sales, making it a likely southern pot mecca of sorts for those who live in pot-dry areas such as Colorado Springs and El Paso County.

COLORADO: Pueblo County commissioners finalized rules Wednesday night for recreational pot sales beginning next year, limiting the number of dispensaries to 10 and setting zoning rules and licensing fees.

To Tax Or Not To Tax: Marijuana Election One Month Away

Pennsylvania passes medical marijuana bill.

COLORADO: Buy a pack of cigarettes, gamble in Black Hawk or have a pint in a bar and you’ll be paying a sin tax. Colorado voters in November will decide whether marijuana should be taxed similarly once it hits legal retail stores in January.

Colorado Retail Marijuana Applications Pouring In

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. Organizers are billing the giveaway as both a campaign event and flood relief, giving joints to medical marijuana patients and “stressed-out recreational users” who may have lost their stashes in the flooding.

COLORADO: Eisa Khoury, part owner of three medical marijuana dispensaries in Colorado, waited patiently Thursday for confirmation that the state had accepted his applications for non medical retail sales of pot.

Colorado Retail Marijuana Applications Pouring In

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. Organizers are billing the giveaway as both a campaign event and flood relief, giving joints to medical marijuana patients and “stressed-out recreational users” who may have lost their stashes in the flooding.

COLORADO: Eisa Khoury, part owner of three medical marijuana dispensaries in Colorado, waited patiently Thursday for confirmation that the state had accepted his applications for non medical retail sales of pot.

Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper, Washington Gov. Insleee Call For Banking Flexibility For Marijuana Businesses

"In order to achieve the mutual federal and state goal of establishing tightly controlled marijuana regulatory systems, we urge you to issue inter-agency guidance that will allow legal, licensed marijuana businesses access to the banking system.”

COLORADO: Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee wrote to federal regulators Wednesday asking for flexibility in federal banking regulations so state-licensed marijuana businesses have access to the banking system.

Update: Breckenridge Town Council Lays Out Private Consumption Regulations For Recreational Marijuana

Those offenses include: consuming, using, purchasing or transporting marijuana to violations for those under age 21, and open and public display or consumption of marijuana by those over age 21.

COLORADO: Marijuana enthusiasts wanting to light up a joint outside on the Riverwalk come Jan. 1 might need to reconsider. The Breckenridge Town Council voted on the first reading of two ordinances regarding recreational marijuana at the Tuesday Sept. 24 regular meeting. The ordinances will go into effect if they are approved after the second reading Read the full article…

Update: Breckenridge Town Council Lays Out Private Consumption Regulations For Recreational Marijuana

Those offenses include: consuming, using, purchasing or transporting marijuana to violations for those under age 21, and open and public display or consumption of marijuana by those over age 21.

COLORADO: Marijuana enthusiasts wanting to light up a joint outside on the Riverwalk come Jan. 1 might need to reconsider. The Breckenridge Town Council voted on the first reading of two ordinances regarding recreational marijuana at the Tuesday Sept. 24 regular meeting. The ordinances will go into effect if they are approved after the second reading Read the full article…

Boulder County Commissioners To Consider Moratorium On Recreational Marijuana businesses

The 39 establishments now operating include 28 growing operations, l9 medical marijuana dispensaries and 11 manufacturers of marijuana-infused products.

COLORADO: Boulder County commissioners are scheduled Thursday to consider whether to impose a moratorium on the startup of the retail sales of recreational marijuana in unincorporated parts of the county.

Boulder Police Said They Will Ticket Those Who Smoke At Monday Marijuana Giveaway

Marijuana Activist is shocked my his own arrest

COLORADO: Boulder police said that while the free marijuana giveaway on the Pearl Street Mall today is legal, officers will be on hand and will ticket anyone who decides to light up at the event.