State officials technically have just 28 days to get those in jail a competency restoration, but many wait much, much longer.
Boulder County Assistant District Attorney Ken Kupfner said it was a matter of “fundamental fairness” given that possession of marijuana is no longer illegal.
Watts' representation shared his short statement saying, "He is sincerely sorry for all of this."
It was the first time a jury considered a lawsuit using federal anti-racketeering law to target a marijuana company, and it will likely discourage similar cases in the future.
Vulnerability to similar pending suits in other states is among the many risks facing marijuana businesses licensed by states but still violating federal law.
Lawyers for baker Jack Phillips filed a preliminary injunction after the state filed a motion to dismiss Phillips' suit against the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and Gov. John Hickenlooper.
The two sides, Disability Law Colorado and state officials, head to federal court Friday to fight it out again.
The grizzly hunts would have been the first in U.S. outside Alaska since 1991.
Brian Vasquez, who taught social studies at Prairie Middle School in Aurora, acknowledged having inappropriate sexual contact with several students.
The U.S. State Department’s varied explanations for rejecting the passport application weren’t reasonable, U.S. District Judge R. Brooke Jackson said in his ruling.