Colorado kicked off a month-long effort Wednesday to develop and tweak marijuana enforcement rules dealing with everything from yeast levels to how edible medical marijuana products are labeled and packaged.
Colorado’s permissive pot laws have opened up a Pandora’s Box of regulation that is led by the relatively new Marijuana Enforcement Division under the Department of Revenue.
The rulemaking process will culminate with a public hearing on Aug. 31 at the state Capitol. But before then, working groups composed of interested parties are meeting to go through the regulations with a fine-toothed comb.
On Wednesday, business owners in the medical and retail marijuana industry, along with experts on marijuana lab testing and public health gathered to critique rules on testing, packaging and labeling of the products. It’s all aimed at protecting consumers. [Read more at the Colorado Springs Gazette]
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