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File #: 21-0217    Version: 1
Type: Bill Status: Passed
File created: 2/22/2021 In control: Finance & Governance Committee
On agenda: 4/19/2021 Final action: 4/19/2021
Title: A bill for an ordinance amending the alcohol beverages and retail marijuana chapter of the Denver Revised Municipal Code to allow for the licensing and operation of marijuana hospitality businesses and retail marijuana hospitality and sales businesses within the City. Amends various sections of the Denver Revised Municipal Code to allow for the licensing and operation of marijuana hospitality businesses and retail marijuana hospitality and sales businesses within the City. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 3-16-21.
Indexes: Zach Rothmier
Attachments: 1. BR21 0217 EXL MJ Hospitality Request, 2. BR21 0217 EXL MJ Hospitality Draft Bill, 3. MJ Leg Package-FINGOV Slides-FINAL-3.2.21, 4. 21-0217 Filed Bill_Marijuana Hospitality, 5. 21-0217 Filed Bill_Marijuana Hospitality, 6. 21-0217 - signed, 7. 21-0217 A bill for an ordinance amending the alcohol beverages and retail marijuana chapter of the Denver Revised Municipal Code to allow for the l
Other/Miscellaneous Request Template (Appointments; ROW; Code Changes; Zoning Action, etc.)

Date Submitted: 2-22-21

Requesting Agency: Excise and Licenses
Division:

Subject Matter Expert Name:

Name:
Molly Duplechian
Abbey Borchers
Email:
Molly.Duplechian@denvergov.org
Abbey.Borchers@denvergov.org

Item Title & Description:
(Do not delete the following instructions)
These appear on the Council meeting agenda. Initially, the requesting agency will enter a 2-3 sentence description. Upon bill filling, the City Attorney's Office should enter the title above the description (the title should be in bold font).

Both the title and description must be entered between the red "title" and "body" below. Do not at any time delete the red "title" or "body" markers from this template.
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A bill for an ordinance amending the alcohol beverages and retail marijuana chapter of the Denver Revised Municipal Code to allow for the licensing and operation of marijuana hospitality businesses and retail marijuana hospitality and sales businesses within the City.
Amends various sections of the Denver Revised Municipal Code to allow for the licensing and operation of marijuana hospitality businesses and retail marijuana hospitality and sales businesses within the City. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 3-16-21.
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Affected Council District(s) or citywide? Citywide

Executive Summary with Rationale and Impact:
Detailed description of the item and why we are doing it. This can be a separate attachment.
The ordinance authorizes two new licenses adopted by the state legislature in 2019. The marijuana hospitality business license allows for consumers to bring their own marijuana to consume on the premises, which may be mobile. The marijuana hospitality and sales business license allows for single serving sales of marijuana for on-premises consumption. The ordinance opts in to an exemption from the Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act for marijuana hosp...

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