Tag: Colorado

Colorado: $135.2 Million in Legal Marijuana Sold in March, New Monthly Record

There was more legal marijuana sold throughout Colorado in March than any month prior, according to new data released by the Colorado Department of Revenue. There was $135,183,956 worth of marijuana and marijuana products purchased legally in Colorado in March. This sets a new monthly sales record for the state, which began legal sales in …

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Bill Allowing School Nurses to Administer Medical Marijuana Given Approval by Colorado Senate, Already Passed House

School nurses would be legally authorized to administer medical marijuana to patients under legislation passed through its second reading today in the Colorado Senate. Under current law, a primary caregiver may possess and administer medical marijuana in a nonsmokeable form to a student while the student is at school. According to the official summary of House …

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Colorado Senate Passes Measure to Alter Food and Drug Act to Allow Products with Industrial Hemp

Legislation that would alter the Colorado Food and Drug Act to allow products containing industrial hemp has been passed through its second reading in the state’s Senate. House Bill 1295 was passed today through its second reading in the Senate, roughly two weeks after it was passed unanimously (62 to 0) in the House of …

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Colorado House Approves Bill Allowing School Nurses to Give Medical Marijuana to Patients

Legislation that would make it legal for school nurses to give medical marijuana to students who are registered patients has been passed by Colorado’s full House of Representatives. House Bill 1286 was passed today through its third and final reading in the House; the vote was 47 to 17. The measure now moves to the …

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Colorado: $1 Billion in Legal Marijuana Sold in First 8 Months of 2017

From January 1st of this year to the end of August, there was over $1 billion worth of legal marijuana and marijuana products sold in Colorado. Colorado marijuana sales have surpassed the $1 billion mark in just eight months this year. In 2016, it took 10 months to reach the same mark. According to The …

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For First Time Monthly Recreational Marijuana Sales Surpass $100 Million in Colorado

For the first time since the start of legal sales, the monthly market for recreational marijuana has surpassed $100 million in Colorado. According to data released by the Colorado Department of Revenue, there was $137 million in legal marijuana and marijuana products sold in the state in July, with $101 million being from recreational marijuana …

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Colorado has Garnered Over Half a Billion Dollars in New Revenue Since Start of Marijuana Legalization

Colorado has garnered over half a billion dollars in marijuana-related revenue since legal sales began in 2014, according to a new analysis of state data released Wednesday by Denver-based VS Strategies. The report — which can be found by clicking here — details the sources of the revenue and provides a snapshot of how it is being distributed. “Legalizing, regulating, …

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Colorado Governor Signs Bill Allowing Marijuana Misdemeanors to be Sealed from Record

Legislation allowing those convicted of a marijuana possession misdemeanor to have the conviction sealed (essentially removed) from their criminal record has been signed into law by Governor John Hickenlooper. House Bill 1266 was signed into law by Governor Hickenlooper yesterday, giving those previously convicted of marijuana possession charges that are now legal to have the …

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Colorado Governor Signs Bill Allowing Medical Marijuana for PTSD and Acute Stress Disorder

Legislation expanding Colorado’s medical marijuana program has been signed into law by Governor John Hickenlooper. Senate Bill 17 – signed into law yesterday by Governor Hickenlooper – would create “a statutory right to use medical marijuana for a patient with acute stress disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder.” The bill “creates the same rights, limitations, and …

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Multiple House Committees in Colorado Approve Bill to Allow Sealing of Marijuana Misdemeanors

A Colorado measure to allow those previously convicted of a marijuana possession misdemeanor to have the conviction sealed from their criminal record has been passed through three House committees. House Bill 1266 was given approval by the House Judiciary Committee last week with a 9 to 2 vote; yesterday it passed the House Finance Committee …

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