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DENVER – A sampling of rules for retail sales of recreational marijuana in Colorado. The rules were released Monday, but retail sales don’t start until January.
• No single package of an edible marijuana product can contain more than 100 milligrams of active THC, no matter how many servings it contains.
• Colorado residents can buy up to an ounce of marijuana at a time. Out-of-state residents can buy up to a quarter-ounce.
• Labels on marijuana-laced snacks have to list their ingredients and carry warnings including “The intoxicating effects of this product may be delayed by two or more hours.”
• Licensed growers can’t sell to consumers. Marijuana can’t be consumed at a cultivation site.