Tag: Denver

Denver Initiative Would Decriminalize Magic Mushrooms

A group called Colorado for Psilocybin is attempting to decriminalize the possession of psilocybin (“magic”) mushrooms in Denver. The group is working to place the Psilocybin Decriminalization Initiative on Denver’s general election ballot. The proposal would decriminalize the possession of up to two ounces of dried mushrooms, or two pounds of uncured mushrooms. Possessing more than …

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Study: Cannabis Legalization has Significantly Increased Property Values in Denver

A new study conducted by researchers at the Wisconsin School of Business has found that marijuana legalization has had a large impact in Denver. New research from the Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin–Madison reveals that property values in the immediate vicinity of Denver’s retail marijuana establishments increased by more than eight …

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Denver Initiative to Legalize Cannabis Clubs Headed for November Ballot

Proponents of a Denver initiative to legalize cannabis clubs where on-site cannabis consumption could take place have submitted more than twice the required number of signatures required to put the measure to a vote this November. The Neighborhood-Supported Cannabis Consumption Committee submitted roughly 11,000 signatures on Friday for their initiative, well more than the 4,726 required …

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Initiative to Legalize Cannabis Clubs Filed in Denver

An initiative to legalize cannabis clubs and special cannabis events in Denver, Colorado was filed on Monday by the Denver Chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (Denver NORML). The group is hoping to place the proposal on this November’s general election ballot. “Denver residents and visitors alike need places other …

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Homicides Down Since Beginning of Legal Cannabis Sales in Denver

In one of the most drastic examples of the potential benefits of legalized cannabis, Denver, Colorado has seen a sizable reduction in violent crimes – particularly homicides – since the beginning of legal recreational cannabis sales. Compared to 2013, 2014 saw an overall reduction in both violent and property crimes since legal cannabis sales began January, 2014. …

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Denver: Enough Signatures Collected on Initiative to Allow Cannabis Consumption in Bars, Other Venues

Advocates of Denver’s Limited Social Marijuana Consumption Initiative, which would allow cannabis to be consumed at locations such as bars and clubs, will submit over 10,000 signatures today, well more than the 4,726 needed to place the measure on this November’s ballot. “While petitioning, we found that most voters agree adults should be able to …

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Colorado Cannabis Bank Sues Federal Reserve

Colorado’s Fourth Corner Credit Union has filed lawsuits against the Federal Reserve and the National Credit Union Administration for denying it the right to operate within the banking system. The Fourth Corner Credit Union, located in Denver, was created specifically to serve the legal cannabis industry. It got state approval back in November, but has …

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Poll: Majority of Denver Voters Support Cannabis Consumption at Bars, Other Venues

Just days after a Denver initiative to allow cannabis to be consumed at certain venues such as bars and nightclubs received approval from state officials, a new poll has found that a majority of voters in the city support the proposal. According to the survey, which was conducted by Public Policy Polling and commissioned by …

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Denver: Initiative to Allow Cannabis Consumption in Bars and Clubs Approved by City Officials

Denver city officials have given approval to the Limited Social Marijuana Consumption Initiative, allowing advocates to begin gathering signatures in attempt to place the proposal on this November’s ballot. If advocates are successful in collecting 4,726 valid signatures by September 3rd, the initiative will be placed on the November general election ballot. If approved by voters, …

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Denver Initiative Announced to Allow Cannabis to be Consumed in Bars, Clubs, Etc.

A new Denver initiative titled the Limited Social Marijuana Consumption Initiative has been announced by Mason Tvert and Brian Vicente, two of the primary backers of Amendment 64 which legalized cannabis in Colorado. The proposal would allow cannabis to be consumed at a variety of venues, including bars and clubs. Advocates of the initiative have …

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