Marijuana use now allowed at some Denver businesses

FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2012 file photo, Rachel Schaefer, of Denver, smokes marijuana on the official opening night of Club 64, a marijuana-specific social club, where a New Year's Eve party was held in Denver. Colorado lawmakers have backed off plans to regulate marijuana clubs, saying the state would invite a federal crackdown by approving Amsterdam-style pot clubs. Colorado already has about 30 private pot clubs, according to legislative analysts, but they operate under a patchwork of local regulations and are sometimes raided by law enforcement. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

DENVER, Colo. — The city of Denver has adopted new rules and regulations regarding marijuana consumption at businesses and special events.

According to KDVR, the most notable rules ban businesses that sell cannabis or alcohol from allowing patrons to use marijuana on the property. Businesses cannot be in a “residential zone” and they must be at least 1,000 feet from a school.

>> Click here to see the city’s full rules and regulations.

In November 2016, Denver voters approved Initiative 300, granting businesses the ability to apply for a permit to allow for adult marijuana consumption in designated areas.

Read the full story on KDVR.

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