Boulder to introduce rules for marijuana industry

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BOULDER, Colo. — The city of Boulder will unveil rules for the new recreational marijuana industry at a public meeting Tuesday.

The proposed ordinances would include a cap preventing businesses from growing more than 1,000 plants at a time, reported the Daily Camera.

Another rule would keep shops away from schools. The city is also considering freezing acceptance of new medical marijuana applications for a time in 2014.

The rules are designed to bring Boulder into compliance with Amendment 64, which legalized recreational use of marijuana in Colorado.

Both Boulder and Denver have proposed rules for the new marijuana industry. Many other cities and counties in Colorado have decided to individually ban it.

Last week, the Justice Department announced that it would not seek to block Colorado’s recreational marijuana industry as long as the industry abides by state regulation.

The public will be able to comment on Boulder’s rules on Sept 17.

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