Signed by the Governor: Four New Laws Will Expand Colorado Marijuana Markets Despite Federal Prohibition

Posted on June 11, 2019 11:23 am

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By Michael Maharrey

DENVER, Colo. (June 11, 2019) – This month, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed four bills into law that will expand the legal marijuana market in the state despite federal prohibition. 

House Bill 1230 (HB1230) legalizes limited on-site sales and consumption of marijuana in licensed, public establishments. These include restaurants, hotels, music venues and other businesses. Dispensaries will be able to open “tasting rooms.” The law also authorizes marijuana tour buses and limos. Establishments running the vehicles can’t sell cannabis, but marijuana consumption is allowed in them in a “bring-your-own-weed” system.

House Bill 1234 (HB1234) legalizes marijuana delivery. The