Marijuana Enforcement

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The Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) is tasked with licensing and regulating the Medical and Retail Marijuana industries in Colorado. The Division implements legislation, develops rules, conducts background investigations, issues business licenses and enforces compliance mandates in order to maintain a robust regulatory structure.  MED promotes transparency and clarity for all stakeholders by utilizing a highly collaborative process through which it develops industry regulations and furthers our primary mission to ensure public safety.  

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Compliance Tips 
Center Owners and Staff,
When making sales to patients within the 35 day window during which they may purchase Medical Marijuana or Medical Marijuana Products with a complete Medical Marijuana Registry Application and their U.S. Postal Service Certified Mail Receipt DO NOT forget to check the CDPHE web site to ensure that application has not been denied. Click on the link "Verify purchaser's application isn't denied" link at the bottom of the page to get the most current list. It is your statutory responsibility to do so. 

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