The licensing requirements have been difficult for businesses, and the program has come under some scrutiny.
"The city is pushing people to operate in unregulated, unsupervised spaces with no rules."
Denver council task force digs into why businesses don’t want social pot consumption licenses, and how to fix that
So far only two businesses have applied for the necessary Designated Consumption Area license.
A Colorado business is closer to becoming one of the nation's first legal marijuana clubs.
The space is already open but is only selling coffee and pre-packaged snacks for now.
First business where Denverites could legally consume weed has a hearing Friday — many others will watch closely
The Coffee Joint is the furthest along in the city of Denver's pilot process for licensing businesses and events to allow adults to consume marijuana in a public setting.
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.
Social marijuana could hit Denver by July: Everything you need to know about the draft rules for businesses
Here's what to keep an eye on as Denver's rules for social cannabis consumption areas are finalized.
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.