New Colorado Cannabis Regulations Take Effect Jan. 1, 2022


<![CDATA[DENVER, Colo. December 30, 2021 — PRESS RELEASE — Marijuana rules from the General Assembly’s 2021 legislative session go into effect on Jan. 1, 2022 for all regulated marijuana businesses across Colorado. New rules of note include the reduction of daily sales limits of medical concentrate from 40 grams to eight grams (two grams for 18-20 year olds), the development of an educational resource stores are required to provide with every concentrate purchase, and a new process for outdoor cultivations to establish and obtain approval for contingency plans to prepare and respond to adverse weather events. Final rules were adopted by the State Licensing Authority on Nov. 10, 2021 after a summer and fall of extensive stakeholder engagement led by the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED).“The General Assembly delegated significant items for MED to tackle during rulemaking this year, and we wouldn’t have been successful without the active engagement and hands-on effort we received from our stakeholder community,” said Dominique Mendiola, MED Senior Director. “While parties didn’t always agree, the diverse perspectives of our stakeholders were critical to ensuring we ultimately got to a place of acceptable compromise that aligned with the legislative direction. But, our work isn’t complete. We will continue to refine regulations and support the implementation of these new rules well into 2022 and beyond.”Highlights of notable key rules that go into effect on Jan. 1 include:As a result of HB21-1317: Regulating Marijuana Concentrates:Patients over 21 years of age can now purchase no more than eight grams of Medical Marijuana Concentrate and patients ages 18 to 20 can purchase no more than two grams of Medical Marijuana Concentrate per day unless otherwise recommended by a physician. Previous limit was 40 grams per day. No changes were made to Retail Marijuana Concentrate purchases, which remain at eight grams per…

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