After a failed vote Thursday night to draft a law to ban future pot shops in Hayden, town officials said they want to hear more input from residents before making any decisions.
The first recreational pot shops that open up here should not be allowed in the business districts downtown or at the base of the ski area, the Steamboat Springs City Council decided Tuesday night.
Whether to allow the sale of marijuana for recreational use will be debated by Hayden officials Thursday night.
The city of Steamboat Springs is beginning to craft its rules that will regulate the sale of marijuana for recreational use.
Detailed rules for how recreational pot in Colorado should be grown and sold starting next year were released Monday.
Just in the nick of time last week, Colorado lawmakers came together to pass legislation establishing the regulatory framework for retail marijuana business in the state.
The Colorado Legislature made history Wednesday, becoming the first in the country to pass laws regulating recreational marijuana sales and use.
Marijuana advocates late Monday fought back an effort that could have halted Colorado's plans for legal marijuana shops, ending a debate that swept through the state Capitol like a dust devil for a little more than three hours.
State Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush, D-Steamboat Springs, said Friday that she would not support a measure that could result in recreational marijuana once again being criminalized.
Future recreational marijuana shops in Colorado could be required to ask neighbors before opening their doors, under a legislative proposal announced Thursday.
Public Safety Director Joel Rae said the potential costs stemming from the passage of Amendment 64 include law enforcement monitoring of marijuana operations as well as the time and effort of the city's clerk and its attorney during the application process.
Colorado's under-construction plan for regulating recreational marijuana nearly came unglued Thursday, when lawmakers questioned whether the agency that would enforce the rules is up to the task.
The Routt County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to prohibit marijuana on all county property. The resolution prohibits the sale, possession, use or display of marijuana.
After hearing a request from the Fair Board to ban pot from the fair’s exhibits, the county commissioners plan to expand the fair ban to all county properties and facilities.
Michael Lee is not a man who gives up easily. But neither cops nor prosecutors nor feds have matched up to his greatest challenge: enduring in a regulated, maturing medical-marijuana marketplace.