Tag Archives | Emmett Reistroffer

Denverite: Cannabis Social Use Mainly Supported in Public Comments

Denver marijuana rules for social consumption areas mostly supported in public comments By Adrian D. Garcia of Denverite A large number of people who weighed in during the last 30-plus days on Denver’s draft rules for social consumption areas were supportive of the city’s plan for regulating marijuana use in businesses and at events, asking for only a […]

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The Cannabist: Proposed Denver Social Cannabis Rules Too Restrictive

Proposed Denver social marijuana use rules so restrictive “99 percent” of business owners “no longer interested” By Kieran Nicholson, of The Denver Post Among the main concerns Tuesday night at a public hearing on social marijuana use at Denver businesses were dual consumption of pot and alcohol, cannabis odors, visibility and protecting children from exposure to […]

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Denverite: Social Use Initiative Final Talks Before Implementation

Backers of I-300 want fewer rules for when and where you can use pot in public By Adrian D. Garcia of Denverite The group that successfully asked Denver during the November election to OK using marijuana in yoga studios, restaurants and other businesses said Thursday it’s unhappy with how Initiative 300 is on pace to roll out. Backers […]

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Cannabist: Special Interests Threaten Cannabis Industry

Colorado illustrates how special interests and establishment politics threaten cannabis industry Denver Post op-ed by Kayvan Khalatbari and Emmett Reistroffer The 2016 election brought watershed changes to the social and political landscape of America, through the election of a new and highly controversial president, and through an even greater show of widespread demand for ending […]

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Denverite: Social Cannabis Use Could Hit Denver in July

Social marijuana could hit Denver by July: Everything you need to know about the draft rules for businesses By Adrian D. Garcia of Denverite The committee tasked with shaping Initiative 300’s roll-out met for the final time last week. Now Denver officials can hash out the details of where people can consume cannabis throughout the city — and we […]

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The Cannabist: Initiative 300 Too Close To Call

Initiative 300: Denver’s social marijuana use measure too close to call in early returns By Ricardo Baca, The Cannabist Staff Denver’s vote on Initiative 300, the measure meant to permit limited cannabis consumption inside certain businesses, was too close to call in early returns Tuesday evening. With nearly 46 percent of the projected vote counted […]

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9 News Denver Covers Social Pot Use Petition

Denver social pot use petition submitted by Maya Rodriguez, KUSA Let the counting begin. Ten thousand, 800 signatures were delivered to the Denver Elections Division, aimed at putting a proposal on the November ballot to expand pot consumption in the city. The official name: the “Denver Neighborhood Approved Cannabis Consumption Pilot Program.” “They just don’t have […]

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Social Pot Use Pilot Program Article in Westword!

Social Pot Use Pilot Program Collects Double the Signatures Needed for Ballot BY MICHAEL ROBERTS of DENVER WESTWORD Update: In July, supporters of the Neighborhood Supported Cannabis Consumption Pilot Program, which would allow the social use of marijuana at participating businesses in Denver, began collecting signatures to get their proposal on the Denver ballot in November; see […]

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