Business & Private Property Owners

Can individual property owners restrict or prohibit marijuana use or possession on their property?

  • Answer - Yes. Any property owner can limit retail marijuana use, consumption, possession, transfer, display, transportation, sale or growth of marijuana on his or her property.

Can a business owner or manager weigh in on whether a new marijuana retail store can open in its neighborhood?

  • Answer - Yes. Only existing medical marijuana centers that are eligible to convert to retail stores can change their license before 2016. Centers that are eligible must participate in a public hearing process. Click here to access the public hearing calendar.

Does marijuana smoke fall under provisions of the Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act (including those related to hotel/motel rooms and restaurants)?

  • Answer - Yes. The Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act prohibits smoking in restaurants and limits the number of hotel rooms in which smoking is permitted. A hotel or motel wishing to permit marijuana smoke in individual rooms would still need to keep 75 percent of the rooms smoke free.

Can employers restrict or prohibit marijuana use or possession by employees at the workplace?

  • 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.