A bill introduced this week in the Colorado Senate, SB 192, would open the door for home-delivered recreational and medical marijuana in the state.
The western Colorado town of Parachute is getting a drive-through marijuana shop, believed to be the first in the state.
Colorado livestock could soon be eating hemp under a bill that passed the state Senate Tuesday.
By John SchroyerThe number of licensed infused cannabis product manufacturers in Colorado has exploded in recent years, state records show.The surge reflects Colorado’s lack of business license caps, a resulting oversupply of marijuana, and retailers and growers diversifying into new products to boost margins in one of the nation’s most competitive cannabis markets.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper played sage to California on Tuesday, warning lawmakers there’s a “steep hill” ahead in legalizing recreational marijuana.
In 2016, Colorado’s dispensaries bagged $1.3 billion in recreational and medical cannabis sales. To compare, Year One of the recreational era totaled $699.2 million and Year Two jumped up to $996.2 million. The trend should continue in Year Four, but beyond that? It’s a murkier proposition.