As of November 7, 2000, Colorado voters approved Amendment 20 allowing for the legal consumption of medical marijuana. Under the law, patients are allowed to possess up to two ounces and cultivate a maximum of six plants.
In order to obtain medical marijuana, prospective patients must receive a recommendation from a doctor.
Obtaining medical marijuana in Colorado requires a state red card, which can be acquired with a recommendation from a doctor indicating you are suffering from a medical condition and may benefit from the medical marijuana.
To find a doctor in your community, enter your location in the search field above.
Enter your location in the search field above to find trusted, legal medical marijuana businesses in your community.
In November 2012, Colorado enacted Amendment 65, allowing adults over 21 years of age to possess and grow cannabis recreationally. Adults are permitted to possess up to one ounce of cannabis while traveling and grow a total of six plants.
Just as with alcohol, consumption in public and driving under the influence are illegal.
You must be 21 and older to buy, possess or use retail marijuana. It is illegal to give or sell retail marijuana to minors.
Adults 21 and older can purchase marijuana at licensed recreational dispensaries. To find a dispensary near you, type your locality in the search field above.
Marijuana consumption is limited to to private and personal use. Marijuana can not be consumed in public such as in parks, public transportation, live events or local businesses.
Colorado citizens can possess up to one ounce of marijuana, while non-residents are limited to purchasing no more than ¼ ounce.