Colorado Senate Votes 25 to 10 to Legalize Private Marijuana Clubs

Earlier today Colorado’s full Senate gave final approval to Senate Bill 184.

The proposal “authorizes the operation of a private marijuana club” if the “local jurisdiction has authorized clubs”, with marijuana clubs being defined as ” a membership-based club not accessible to the general public that operates to allow members to consume retail or medical marijuana on the premises”.

The House of Representatives must now pass the bill before it can be sent to Governor John Hickenlooper.

The proposed law establishes the following rules for cannabis clubs:

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Legislation to Legalize Private Marijuana Clubs Passed by Colorado Senate

A legislative proposal to legalize private clubs where marijuana can be consumed has been passed by Colorado’s full Senate.

private marijuana clubsThe Senate passed Senate Bill 184 today through its second reading; it will still need to be passed through one more reading before being sent to the House of Representatives. Passage in the House will put it to the desk of Governor John Hickenlooper.

The proposed law “authorizes the operation of a private marijuana club” if the “local jurisdiction has authorized clubs”. Marijuana clubs would be defined as ” a membership-based club not accessible to the general public that operates to allow members to consume retail or medical marijuana on the premises”.

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Colorado Senate Committee Passes Measure to Allow Private Marijuana Clubs

Colorado’s Senate Business, Labor and Technology Committee has given approval to legislation allowing for the operation of private marijuana clubs.

Marijuana ClubsSenate Bill 184 was passed with a bipartisan 5 to 2 vote, sending it towards a vote by the full Senate. The measure “authorizes the operation of a private marijuana club” if the “local jurisdiction has authorized clubs”. Under the proposed law, marijuana clubs would be defined as ” a membership-based club not accessible to the general public that operates to allow members to consume retail or medical marijuana on the premises”.

According to the measure’s summary, below are a list of rules that such clubs must follow in order to be operating within state law:

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