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Lawsuit challenges constitutionality of Colorado law limiting the sale of medical marijuana concentrates

A 19-year-old medical marijuana patient has filed a lawsuit seeking to block a new Colorado law limiting how much marijuana concentrate medical cannabis patients can buy, alleging the measure violates the state constitution.  House Bill 1317, which passed the legislature with unanimous support from the state Senate and with the objections of only eight of […]

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Opinion: When it comes to protecting Colorado kids, is the marijuana industry in or out?

As Chuck Smith, board president for Colorado Leads, the state’s cannabis alliance, highlighted June 19 in a guest-opinion piece in The Colorado Sun, Colorado marijuana business leaders had a key role in shaping House Bill 1317, which the state legislature passed earlier this month.  It’s an important bill that takes steps to better protect Colorado […]

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Opinion: Colorado marijuana business leaders worked with lawmakers to shape bill to protect youth

Earlier this year, proposed legislation intended to protect Colorado teenagers from illegally obtaining marijuana was introduced in the state legislature. The bill, however, was so broad and far reaching, it jeopardized the continued existence of the cannabis industry and the ability of adult consumers and medical patients of all ages to legally obtain marijuana products. […]