Colorado Lawmakers Clear Path for Cannabis Cafes, Pot Delivery

New laws in Colorado will allow state residents to order pot delivered to their house and give businesses the chance to apply for a license to run a “cannabis cafe” where people can legally use marijuana.

Both laws have the potential to substantially change the marijuana industry in Colorado, the first state to legalize recreational marijuana in 2012. However, there is a catch to the bills signed into law by Gov. Jared Polis.

Local jurisdictions will have to opt into the new law allowing cannabis cafes. And local cities and counties could also ban delivery of cannabis within their borders. Neither law is going into effect until 2020.

Related: Are There Any Downsides to Marijuana Legalization? Not so Far.

Details on delivery.

The marijuana delivery law signed by the governor allows for medical marijuana deliveries to start in 2020 and recreational deliveries to start in 2021. State lawmakers

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