This time on the Cannabis Report, cannabis reporter Leland Rucker explains legislation signed by Denver Mayor Michael Hancock earlier this year that makes significant changes to the city’s marijuana laws.
Some of those changes include combining Denver’s medical and retail marijuana codes, removing caps on store and cultivation locations, and creating licenses and permits for social consumption and delivery of marijuana. The bills also created a social equity program reducing barriers to entry into the marijuana industry. Denver officials say they are trying to make up for the damage caused by the War on Drugs and the unequal persecution of disadvantaged communities for marijuana offenses.
Applications for all marijuana-related licenses, permits and license modifications are available on the department’s Medical and Retail Marijuana Licenses and Permits website.
About Leland Rucker:
Leland Rucker is a journalist who has been covering the cannabis industry culture since Amendment 64 legalized adult-use in Colorado, for Boulder Weekly, Sensi and now TheNewsStation.com. Leland has been keeping KGNU listeners up-to-date on cannabis news for nearly a decade.