Cannabis Calendar for Week of August 31: MED Public Rulemaking Hearing

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The state agency responsible for regulating Colorado's cannabis industry is holding a public meeting today while it decides some controversial changes to the state's marijuana laws. But there are still some lighthearted events to check out in this week's Cannabis Calendar.

Colorado's Marijuana Enforcement Division is holding a meeting with public input at the State Capitol Building today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m (and continuing tomorrow, if necessary) to discuss proposed rule changes to the state's retail and medical marijuana regulations. Submit your comments to DOR_MEDRuleComments@state.co.us or use the MED’s written comment form by September 1. Get more information about the proposed rule changes by clicking here

Colorado Rocky Mountain High Singles is hosting a mixer today at the Tavern Lowry, 7401 East 1st Avenue, from 7 to 10:30 p.m. The evening includes a drawing whose prize is a private tour of a commercial marijuana grow. It costs $4.20 to enter, and two winners will be chosen. RSVP on the Rocky Mountain High Singles Meetup page. 21+

Local artist Heidi Keyes will teach her 21+ Puff, Pass and Paint class at 7 p.m. Saturday, September 5, at 2087 South Grant Street. All equipment is included in the $50 fee, and although cannabis consumption (bring your own) is encouraged, it's not required. Go to the Puff, Pass and Paint website for more information.

Clover Leaf University is teaching an Advanced Master Grower Techniques class at 4 p.m. Thursday, September 10, in the offices at 3888 East Mexico Avenue. The class, taught by master growers in the industry, will instruct students on the advanced methods of large cannabis cultivation systems. Register for $299 on the CLU course page.

Grow Hemp Colorado is hosting a public meeting on current and future hemp-industry and legal issues on Saturday, September 12, at Shine Restaurant in Boulder. There will be a number of speakers, including representatives from the Colorado Department of Agriculture, and anyone is welcome to attend for $10. Learn more and register at the Grow Hemp Colorado website.

Know of an event that should be in the Cannabis Calendar? Send it to marijuana@westword.com.

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