PODIUM | A safeguard against pot sales to minors – coloradopolitics.com

Henny Lasley

Dawn Reinfeld

Colorado voters who passed the constitutional amendment to allow adults 21 years and older to use recreational marijuana were told by advocates that marijuana would be regulated in a manner similar to alcohol.

It’s time for the state to advance policy to do just that.

Senate Bill 22-149, a bipartisan bill sponsored by Sens. Chris Hansen and Kevin Priola and Reps. Judy Amabile and Mike Lynch, is scheduled to be heard today at the Capitol in the Senate Health and Human Services Committee.

SB149 would require the state to set rules for more robust checks to see if marijuana dispensaries are selling to kids.

It’s a no-brainer.

Dispensaries that don’t sell illegally to kids won’t have to worry about a thing.

The legislation would require two underage compliance checks per-year per-dispensary, a publicly available annual report of any violations, and it would establish rules for the recall of THC products that contain dangerous contaminants that threaten the health and safety of consumers.

Pretty basic stuff and no threat to

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