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Lawmakers pass new regulation for medical marijuana
DENVER (AP) – Colorado lawmakers have passed legislation to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries. The House agreed to changes made in the Senate on Tuesday and readopted the bill by a vote of 46-19. It now goes to Gov. Bill Ritter, who likely will sign the bill because it includes provisions he requested, including giving cities and counties the ability to ban dispensaries. Individual …
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Libby officials hope to gain insight on marijuana regulation issue
Posted: Thursday, May 6, 2010 8:57 pm | Updated: 8:58 pm, Thu May 6, 2010. The Libby mayor and three councilmembers hope to bring home suggestions concerning how to regulate the medical marijuana business after attending an elected official workshop that was scheduled this week in Billings.
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Richmond takes wait-and-see approach on pot club regulation
What happens in November could shape Richmond’s policy for pot clubs in town. City leaders are watching to see whether a statewide initiative to legalize recreational use of marijuana for people 21 and older succeeds before they assemble their own law regulating dispensaries.
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New rules for medical marijuana are one step closer to reality in Denver. The full City Council on Monday night gave an initial approval to a proposal regulating medical marijuana dispensaries. Under the rules the dispensaries would have to apply for special licenses and comply with restrictions on how close they can be to schools and other dispensaries. One councilman called the regulations moderate. Next Monday night Denver’s City Council will open discussion on the issue up to the public. The meeting has been extended from one hour to two. Dispensaries have been opening all over the place and in some areas in clusters. There are now more than 300 just in Denver and that number is growing every day. One block of South Broadway has three medical marijuana dispensaries. The manager of the Walking Raven dispensary, Nick Paul, has no problem with it. In 4 months of operations he has already seen about 200 patients come in. “We’ve made more in the last three months than this car lot has made here in the last three years,” Paul said of the lot where his dispensary is located. Councilman Charlie Brown favors banning on-site consumption as soon as possible. “This is the fastest-growing business in our city, as you know, and they are unregulated,” he told CBS4. “I don’t think the voters of Denver really voted for cannabis clubs in our city,” Brown said. Under the rules being considered, dispensaries would also have to pay set fees and establish security measures for their …