Dank Denver: City Targets Smell of Legal Cannabis with New Regulations

Colorado’s capital city of Denver smells a lot like an “art teacher’s office” lately, thanks to the legalization of cannabis across the state.

Local lawmakers passed new regulations this week to curb the lingering odors – and air pollution – of 300 commercial growing facilities in the Mile High city, which will also apply to a number of other industries including pet food and asphalt shingle manufacturing, as well as sewage treatment facilities.

Since the state legalized recreational marijuana in 2014, the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has received around 100 formal complaints per year, most of which emanated from Denver’s northside.

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