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Terminology

In reference to the drug - marijuana, cannabinoids, and cannabis.

In reference to the plant - Cannabis

  • Cannabis Sativa
  • Cannnabis Indica

Main chemicals:

  • THC (tetrahydrocannabinol, or delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol)
  • CBD (Cannabidiol)

Colorado Laws and Regulations

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Colorado Statistics and FAQs

Medical Marijuana - Colorado Amendment 20 was passed on November 7, 2000 allowing for the use of marijuana for patients with written medical consent.

  • The most reported conditions for medical marijuana are severe pain, muscle spasms, and severe nausea.
  • 66% of approved applicants are male.
  • The average age of all patients is 42.

Retail Marijuana -  Colorado Amendment 64 was passed on November 6, 2012, allowing adults 21-years of age and older to grow up to 6 cannabis plants (3 immature/3 mature) and legally possess up to one ounce of cannabis.

  • The purchase of recreation marijuana in the U.S. was banned 77 years ago.
  • Year-to-Date 2014-2015, the state has collected $61,372,376 in marijuana taxes, licenses and fees.
  • A recent study showed demand for marijuana in the state amounted to about 280,000 pounds a year.

 

 

 

Podcasts

Sativa vs. Indica

Sativa vs Indica

Subject Guide

Marijuana and Public Health Symposium - March 7, 2014

Medical and Retail Marijuana

For Parents

For Schools

Other State Medical Marijuana Laws