Colorado works to legitimize a quickly expanding Medical Marijuana industry

Posted on: August 9th, 2010  |  No Comments

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Colorado chief revenue enforcer, Matt Cook, seeks to set the national standard for Medical Marijuana regulation. Colorado has one of the biggest Medical Marijuana industries in the country, with hundreds of dispensaries (proposed legislation in D.C., for example, will permit up to eight dispensaries in the district). Extensive paperwork and expensive licensing requirements will soon be part of the Colorado marijuana landscape, and while it will likely put a number of small dispensaries out of business, many in the industry believe the regulations will bring stability and respectability.

The Colorado model may be the standard looked to by a quickly growing number of states that are enacting medical marijuana laws.

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