Updated Permanent Rules Related to the Colorado Medical Marijuana Code

STATEMENT OF BASIS AND PURPOSE – COLORADO RULES GOVERNING MEDICAL MARIJUANA
In November of 2000, Colorado voters established an affirmative defense for the use of small amounts of medical marijuana for patients and their primary caregivers through an amendment to the Colorado Constitution, Article XVIII, Section 14, popularly known as “Amendment 20.” In 2010, the Colorado General Assembly established the Colorado Medical Marijuana Code (the “Medical Code”). The Medical Code directs the State Licensing Authority, the Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Revenue,to regulate Medical Marijuana Businesses. In the three years since the adoption of the Medical Code,the State Licensing Authority has promulgated several rules implementing the Medical Code.

Final Medical Marijuana Rules – ADOPTED 090913

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