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What cannabis reclassification might mean nationally and for Colorado

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Good Chemistry Nurseries’ grow facility in Denver’s Northeast Park Hill neighborhood. Dec. 20, 2022.

Cannabis might be reclassified– as a less dangerous drug– similar to ketamine, rather than heroin. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services made that recommendation this week. The change could have far-reaching consequences in Colorado, where cannabis is legal under state law, and tightly regulated. John Schroyer is a Denver-based senior reporter for Green Market Report, which covers the cannabis industry. Also, CPR reporter Bente Birkeland gauged reaction from local officials and stakeholders.