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Two council members on the city’s ad hoc policy committee that deals with weed issues, Sally Mounier and Bob Roth, recently agreed to green-light a discussion on allowing the sale, manufacturing and cultivation of medical marijuana in Aurora. Those practices are currently banned under city code


As the country has taken a more liberal view of marijuana usage and sales, the country’s top cop has made it known he’s not on board with legal marijuana. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has sounded a remarkably different tone that the Obama Administration’s hands-off approach to the marijuana industry in states like Colorado.


Aurora Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Aurora) and Democrat Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Denver) are sponsors of a bill that would protect a state’s right to legalize marijuana while the federal government classifies it as a Schedule 1 drug. The “Respect States and Citizens’ Rights Act of 2017” bill is a rehash of a similar bill Coffman and DeGette sponsored in 2012 after Colorado voted to legalize marijuana.