The new center is situated on East Colfax Avenue between Josephine Street and East High School, a neighborhood that Deputy Mayor Happy Hanes said had "a gap in services for many years." The plan, she said, was officially initiated by a recreation needs assessment in 2005.
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Applications for social marijuana spots can start rolling in, a spokesman for Denver's licensing department said Thursday
Denver officials finally unveiled their new rules Friday for regulating marijuana use in businesses and at events.
Denver's Department of Excise and Licenses will have to decide which group if any it will listen to as it finalizes its rules later this month.
Backers of I-300 sent a letter Thursday calling some of the agency's draft rules "unnecessary and overly burdensome" for businesses.
Under Denver's draft rules, you could vape indoors with a ventilation plan, and social use permits won't be issued in neighborhoods.
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The ordinance would allow Denver marijuana businesses to stay open until 10 p.m. instead of 7 p.m.
I-300, in a nutshell, allows just about any kind of business that doesn’t sell marijuana to apply for a cannabis consumption permit.
Denver is trying to figure out what state ban on “open and public” consumption means for Initiative 300
Some believe public spaces include most private businesses — even bars and other places restricted to those 21 and older.
Denver councilwoman Kendra Black and others on the city's Social Consumption Advisory Committee said last month that regulators should consider requiring training for the staff of permitted social cannabis businesses.
Should business patrons be able to consume cannabis and alcohol under the same roof? The group tasked with helping turn Initiative 300 from a stoner's dream to a reality in Denver grappled with that question Wednesday.
Backers of Denver's Ballot Initiative 300 want to sue the state over new rules that stop bars, restaurants and other liquor licensed establishments from allowing any marijuana use.
The Colorado Clean Indoors Air Act leaves a loophole for vaping in Denver.
"There need to be more guidelines put in place before dumping that undue burden" on neighborhood groups, said one advisory committee member.