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Answer - Yes. Employers are allowed to regulate or prohibit the use, consumption, possession, transfer, display, transportation, sale or growing of marijuana in the workplace. Employers may also enact policies restricting the use of marijuana by employees.
Answer - Denver issues licenses for:
Answer - In Denver, only existing medical marijuana centers, manufacturers and cultivators that were operating in good standing as of Oct. 1, 2013 can apply for a retail license before Jan. 1, 2016. These facilities can convert to a retail license or add a retail license to their existing medical marijuana license.
For additional information on becoming a licensed retail store, please visit the Colorado Department of Revenue and Denver Excise & Licenses.
Answer - To verify the status of a medical or retail marijuana business license located in Denver please contact Denver Excise & Licenses by calling 311 (or 720-913-1311 if outside Denver). Please have the business name, address, or business file number of the requested license available.
Answer - To make a physical modification to an existing licensed premise, transfer the location of your license to new premises, or change the ownership of an existing license you must complete the required application process with the city and the state.
Any proposed physical modification and any new location to which an existing licensed business is transferred must fully comply with spacing and zoning requirements and will require another round of inspections. If you plan on making a physical modification of the premises, you must contact Denver Development Services to obtain the proper construction permits and get all required inspections to receive the Certificate of Occupancy (CO) or final approval before you can occupy a building. Additionally, any change in the use of a building may require a new zoning permit and the Denver Fire Department requires operational permits for the installation of new systems.
Any construction (i.e., new walls, electrical circuits, grow lights, commercial kitchen appliances, mechanical work, etc.) requires construction permits. All construction permits are required to be finalized and you must receive a Certificate of Occupancy or final approval prior to issuance of a business license. Before submitting an application for licensing or occupying a building, you must obtain a zoning permit for use from Community Planning & Development’s zoning permit counter and ensure that the proposed location is in full compliance with spacing and zoning requirements.