A Colorado plan to crack down on homegrown cannabis is rapidly heading to the governor’s desk after lawmakers changed the bill to give marijuana patients more leeway.
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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) signed a bill Wednesday that will fund up to $10 million for research into the medical efficacy of marijuana.
Nearly two months since the historic start of recreational marijuana sales in Colorado, the state is getting its first glimpse at the resulting tax revenue.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper told a group of reporters at last week's National Governors Association meeting in Washington, D.C., that he'd been approached by a half-dozen other governors about legalizing marijuana.
Colorado took a huge leap toward implementing legalization this Tuesday, when Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) signed regulations into law.
In a public ceremony at the state capitol in Denver Tuesday, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) signed into law four bills that will establish a legal, regulated marijuana market for adults and begin the development of a regulatory framework for industrial hemp production.
And then there were two. On Monday, December 10, 2012, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed an executive order certifying last month's Amendment 64 victory and legalizing the use, possession, and limited cultivation of marijuana by adults 21 and over.
As of Monday, marijuana is legal in the state of Colorado. Governor John Hickenlooper has signed an official proclamation making Amendment 64, the voter-passed amendment that legalizes possession of up to an ounce of marijuana, part of the state’s Constitution.
Gov. John Hickenlooper announced today he is opposing Amendment 64, Colorado's marijuana legalization measure which seeks to regulate and tax marijuana like alcohol and will be on the Nov. 6 ballot.