The store's La Alma-Lincoln neighborhood space is already open but is only selling coffee and pre-packaged snacks for now.
With a one page memo AG Sessions removed certain protections for people doing business in legal recreational marijuana.
Past bipartisan support to protect medical marijuana gives Rep. Polis hope that Congress can do more for states that have approved recreational use.
A billion-dollar industry in Colorado finds itself on shaky ground after AG Sessions makes a move that contradicts what he once said to senators.
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.