Steamboat Springs Board of Education members are considering whether to create a policy to govern the use of medical marijuana in schools following passage of a Colorado bill.
Majority votes in favor of marijuana business move
Curve Plaza is about to get a little greener.
A bill awaiting signature on Gov. John Hickenlooper’s desk would allow young medical marijuana patients access to their prescribed medication while on school grounds or at school events.
Council will revote on pot shop move after forcing a member to recuse himself
The council will hold a fresh hearing May 17 and take a new vote on the move after determining Tony Connell needs to recuse himself from the decision.
But first, the council will discuss whether two of its members should have voted to deny the move in the first place.
A group of local youth advocates met last week to debunk some of the myths about youth marijuana use and offer suggestions for parents struggling to talk with their children about marijuana.
Natural Choice and their prospective landlord said Friday that Councilwoman Heather Sloop and Councilman Tony Connell failed to disclose some personal conflict of interests and should have recused themselves prior to the close and controversial 4-3 vote that stopped the move.
In denying the move, the council rejected the recommendations of the city's planning staff and planning commission to allow Natural Choice to move into a location the business felt is more visible than its current spot in a tucked away industrial area.
Newspapers and First Amendment advocates are concerned about a bill moving through the Colorado legislature that would create rules for medical marijuana advertising.
A unique marijuana education curriculum created and piloted in Steamboat Springs during the past year is gaining the attention of schools across the country.
Recreational marijuana sales arrive in Steamboat Springs