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Now in Effect: Two Colorado Laws Expand Hemp Market, Despite Federal Prohibition

Now in Effect: Two Colorado Laws Expand Hemp Market, Despite Federal Prohibition

DENVER, Colo. (Aug. 8, 2018) – Today, two laws that will further mainstream the state’s industrial hemp industry went into effect. Implementation of these new policies will likely pave the way for faster development of the state’s hemp market, and further nullify federal prohibition in practice and effect. Mainstreaming Hemp as a Commodity A bipartisan coalition of…

Signed as Law: Colorado Expands Industrial Hemp Industry Despite Federal Prohibition

Signed as Law: Colorado Expands Industrial Hemp Industry Despite Federal Prohibition

DENVER, Colo. (June 11, 2018) – Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed a bill into law that will further mainstream the state’s industrial hemp industry. Implementation of this new law will likely pave the way for faster development of the state’s hemp market, and further nullify federal prohibition in practice and effect. A bipartisan coalition of two…

Signed as Law: Colorado Expands Hemp Market, Further Nullify Federal Prohibition in Effect

Signed as Law: Colorado Expands Hemp Market, Further Nullify Federal Prohibition in Effect

DENVER, Colo. (June 5, 2018) – Last week, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law establishing that hemp will be treated like any other food ingredient. Enactment of this law paves the way for further expansion of the state’s hemp market and will help further nullify federal prohibition in effect. A bipartisan coalition of three…

Signed as Law: Colorado Expands Asset Forfeiture Reforms

Signed as Law: Colorado Expands Asset Forfeiture Reforms

DENVER, Colo. (May 31, 2018) – On Tuesday, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law expanding asset forfeiture reporting requirements instituted last year.  Rep. Leslie Herod (D-Denver) introduced House Bill 1020 (HB1020) on Jan. 10. The legislation expands asset forfeiture reporting requirements by redefining the agencies required to submit reports. Last year, Hickenlooper signed a…

To the Governor: Colorado Passes Bill to Expand Current Asset Forfeiture Reforms

To the Governor: Colorado Passes Bill to Expand Current Asset Forfeiture Reforms

DENVER, Colo. (May 7, 2018) – Last Friday, the Colorado Senate passed a bill that would expand asset forfeiture reporting requirements instituted last year.  Rep. Leslie Herod (D-Denver) introduced House Bill 1020 (HB1020) on Jan. 10. The legislation would expand asset forfeiture reporting requirements be redefining the agencies required to submit reports. Last year, Gov. John…

Colorado House Passes Bill to Further Expand Industrial Hemp Industry Despite Federal Prohibition

Colorado House Passes Bill to Further Expand Industrial Hemp Industry Despite Federal Prohibition

DENVER, Colo. (May 3, 2018) – On Tuesday, the Colorado House unanimously passed a bill that would further mainstream the state’s industrial hemp industry. Final passage of this bill would likely pave the way for faster development of the state’s hemp market, and further nullify federal prohibition in practice and effect. A bipartisan coalition of two senators…

Colorado Committee Passes Bill to Expand Current Asset Forfeiture Reforms

Colorado Committee Passes Bill to Expand Current Asset Forfeiture Reforms

DENVER, Colo. (May 1, 2018) – On Monday, a Colorado Senate committee passed a bill that would expand asset forfeiture reporting requirements instituted last year.  Rep. Leslie Herod (D-Denver) introduced House Bill 1020 (HB1020) on Jan. 10. The legislation would expand asset forfeiture reporting requirements be redefining the agencies required to submit reports. Last year, Gov.…

Colorado House Passes Bill to Expand Last Year’s Asset Forfeiture Reforms

Colorado House Passes Bill to Expand Last Year’s Asset Forfeiture Reforms

DENVER, Colo. (April 10, 2018) – Yesterday, the Colorado House passed a bill that would expand asset forfeiture reporting requirements instituted last year. Rep. Leslie Herod (D-Denver) introduced House Bill 1020 (HB1020) on Jan. 10. The legislation would expand asset forfeiture reporting requirements be redefining the agencies required to submit reports. Last year, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed…