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Governor Jared Polis

Fact check: How a new Colorado law affects access to medical cannabis

Here’s what we know will be in store for medical marijuana patients, and what remains to be decided. 

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New Colorado law expands access to medical cannabis in schools

Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday signed a new law expanding access to and use of cannabis-based medicine in schools, a step he called overdue.

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A Colorado Democrat wants to cap THC levels in marijuana products at 15%

State Rep. Yadira Caraveo said she is still revising the bill she plans to introduce this month, but one of the main provisions would ban legal marijuana products above 15% THC

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Colorado governor to mass-pardon 2,700-plus marijuana convictions

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis plans to mass-pardon 2,732 convictions of marijuana possession through an executive order Thursday after signing a bill earlier this year that gave him that authority.

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Colorado’s marijuana businesses should be eligible for federal coronavirus aid, Polis tells Congress

Colorado’s cannabis industry is allowed to remain open to provide “critical” services during the coronavirus pandemic, but because marijuana is a federally controlled substance, dispensaries and other businesses are ineligible to receive stimulus funds to help offset the economic impacts caused by COVID-19.

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Colorado unveils plan to help bring banking to state’s cannabis industry

Because marijuana remains a controlled substance under federal law, Colorado’s dispensaries, cultivations and other businesses have been prohibited from obtaining conventional financial services, such as lines of credits or loans, and the ability to accept credit cards.

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Jared Polis taps marijuana industry veteran to lead Colorado pot policy. It’s a notable change.

The move to hire a marijuana industry veteran marks a notable change from the previous administration, which tapped people from politics or law enforcement. Industry watchers say the hire is a win for the pro-marijuana camp.

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