Colorado House rejects effort to ban cannabis use in churches; approves PTSD

Author: Peter Marcus - April 20, 2017 - Updated: April 20, 2017

As marijuana enthusiasts gathered in Denver’s Civic Center on Thursday, praying for rain to hold during 420 festivities, lawmakers across the park rejected an effort to ban cannabis use in churches. The legislature on Thursday also approved adding post-traumatic stress disorder as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana. Rep. Dan Pabon, D-Denver, pushed a last-minute […]

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Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus is senior statehouse reporter for Colorado Politics. He covers the legislature and previously covered politics, the governor’s office, the legislature and Congress for The Durango Herald. He joined The Herald in 2014 from The Colorado Statesman, a Denver-based political weekly. The Washington Post twice named Marcus one of the nation’s top state-based political and legislative reporters.