Colorado Governor Signs Bill Adding Autism Spectrum Disorder to Medical Marijuana Program

Colorado Governor Jared Polis has signed into law legislation that allows those with autism spectrum disorder to become legal medical marijuana patients. “OK kids, that’s how we make a law,” Governor Polis said after signing House Bill 1028 into law. The measure was passed unanimously by both the House of Representatives and Senate (combined the vote was … Read more

Colorado House Votes to Add Autism to State’s Medical Cannabis Program

Legislation to add autism spectrum disorders to Colorado’s medical cannabis program has been passed through its second reading in the House of Representatives. House Bill 1263, filed by State Representative Edith Hooton (D), was passed by the House today, less than three weeks after its introduction. It must now be passed through a third reading … Read more

There Was Over $135 Million in Legal Marijuana Sold in Colorado in September

There was over $135 million in marijuana and marijuana products sold legally in Colorado in September, according to data from the state’s Department of Revenue. In total there was $135,536,453 in marijuana and marijuana products purchased legally in Colorado in September. This is slightly less than the $141 million sold in August, which set a record in … Read more

Colorado Sets Marijuana Sales Record With Over $140 Million Sold in August

There was over $140 million worth of marijuana and marijuana products sold legally in Colorado in August, setting a new monthly record. In total there was $141,322,108 in marijuana and marijuana products purchased legally in Colorado in August, according to the state’s Department of Revenue. This bests the previous record set the monthly prior ($138.8 million). … Read more

There Was $129 Million in Marijuana and Marijuana Products Sold in Colorado in June

Those in Colorado purchased over $129 million worth of marijuana and marijuana products in June, a roughly 5% increase from the month prior. In total there was $129,523,030 in marijuana and marijuana products purchased legally in Colorado in June, according to new data released by the state’s Department of Revenue. This is a slight increase from … Read more

Colorado: $124 Million in Legal Marijuana Sold in April

According to new data released by the Colorado Department of Revenue, there was over $124 million in marijuana and marijuana products sold in April. The $124.31 million in legal marijuana sold in April is a slight increase over the total for April, 2017, which was $124.27 million. April’s totals are down from March, which was a record-setting month … Read more

Colorado Governor Signs Bill Allowing School Nurses to Administer Medical Cannabis

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has signed into law legislation allowing School nurses to legally administer medical cannabis to students who are qualified patients. Representative Dylan Roberts, the primary sponsor of House Bill 1286, called the governor’s signature “a major win for Colorado kids and their families.” According to its official summary; “The bill allows a school … Read more

Colorado Governor Signs Bill Altering Food and Drug Act to Allow Products With Industrial Hemp

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has signed into law a bill that alters the state’s Food and Drug Act to explicitly allow products containing industrial hemp. Governor Hickenlooper signed House Bill 1295 into law on Wednesday, following unanimous approval in both the House of Representatives (62 to 0) and Senate (35 to 0). The measure will take full effect … Read more

Colorado Legislature Approves Measure Allowing School Nurses to Administer Medical Marijuana

Legislation designed to allow school nurses to legally administer medical marijuana has been passed by the Colorado Legislature, and sent to Governor John Hickenlooper. House Bill 1286 “provides a school nurse or the school nurse’s designee protection from criminal prosecution if he or she possesses and administers medical marijuana to a student at school.” The … Read more