Marijuana at midnight? Denver pot shops want longer hours - Colorado Politics

Marijuana at midnight? Denver pot shops want longer hours

Author: Mike McKibbin - January 11, 2017 - Updated: January 11, 2017

Denver's recreational marijuana dispensaries want to be able to stay open later than 7 p.m. and have asked the City Council to extend their hours to as late as midnight. Currently, recreational and medical marijuana businesses operate from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., shorter hours than all the city's surrounding communities, Kristi Kelly, director of the Marijuana Industry Group, said at the council's Special Issues: Marijuana Committee meeting Monday, Jan. 9. Kelly noted Edgewater, Aurora and Glendale allow marijuana dispensaries in their jurisdictions to stay open until either 10 p.m. or midnight.

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Mike McKibbin

Mike McKibbin

Mike McKibbin is a Denver and Washington political reporter for The Colorado Statesman. A long-time Colorado-based journalist, he has worked as an editor and bureau reporter and won numerous Colorado Press Association and Associated Press awards. Follow him on Twitter @MikeMcKibbin7 and email