The move will leave it to U.S. attorneys where pot is legal to decide whether to aggressively enforce federal marijuana law.
The proposal has the backing of the La Alma Lincoln Park Neighborhood Association, which submitted a letter of support to the city.
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.
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.
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.
Police dogs alone can’t justify a vehicle search, thanks to recent court decisions. So what does that mean for canine cops?
With 1 in every 7 Colorado adults using marijuana, even the most conservative employers are having to rethink their testing policies.
A marijuana trafficking ring that raked in about $200,000 a month pretended to be growing weed for sick people but was instead illegally shipping it to other states, the AG said.