The rancor wasn't a surprise after Republicans protested to the governor calling the session in the first place.
A four-year pilot program on social cannabis use launched quietly in late August, after months of rulemaking and preparation by Denver's Department of Excise and Licenses.
How many Colorado lawmakers does it take to fix a bill-drafting error? All 100 of them.
In Colorado, the number of seniors who hold medical marijuana cards has been slowly rising.
It's illegal to drive impaired from cannabis, just like it's illegal to drive drunk. And the number of deaths due to car crashes involving marijuana is rising.
Colorado Springs is among the few cities in the state that still prohibits recreational marijuana sales — advocates call it crippling to tax revenues and fuel for the black market.
Sessions recently sent letters to the governors of Colo., Alaska, Ore. and Wash., detailing his concerns with state regulatory efforts. Colorado has responded.
Interested businesses can now apply to allow marijuana consumption on their premises, effectively allowing them to open legal marijuana clubs.
Elaborate hurdles for potential weed-friendly coffee shops and gathering places may mean Denver gets few takers for the new licenses.
The dramatically falling price of marijuana has cultivators looking to curb costs.