Colorado Cannabis History
In November, 2000, Colorado voters approved Amendment 20, which amended the State Constitution to allow the use of medical marijuana marijuana for patients with medical approval.
In November 2012, Colorado voters passed Amendment 64, which legalizes marijuana possession for adults.
On Jan. 1, 2014, Colorado businesses opened their doors to begin selling recreational marijuana legally for the first time.
Colorado Child-Resistant Packaging Rules
In Colorado, medical and recreational cannabis packaging regulations are established in 12-43.4-202(2)(b), C.R.S and include the following:
Child-Resistant Packaging must be:
Designed or constructed to be significantly difficult for children under five years of age to open and not difficult for normal adults to use properly as defined by 16 C.F.R. 1700.20 (1995).
Opaque so that the packaging does not allow the product to be seen without opening the packaging material
- Resealable for any product intended for more than a single use or containing multiple servings.
Useful Links for Colorado Cannabis Regulations
List of recent marijuana legislation in Colorado
Colorado Testing Procedure for Child-Resistant Packaging Safety § 1700.15(b)
Colorado Cannabis Growers Application
Colorado Marijuana Business License Application
Colorado Cannabis Growers and Licensee Information
Editor's Note: Status as of 4/1/2021
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