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Marijuana and HOAs: Can homeowners groups ban people from growing, using pot?

Amendment 64, which allows adults 21 and over to use and possess small amounts of marijuana, includes provisions that allow growing cannabis at home. But can homeowners associations put rules in place prohibiting such grows even though they're fine under the Colorado law?

That question will be addressed at a panel discussion tomorrow. But an attorney who'll be taking part in the event believes the answer is, under certain circumstances, "yes."

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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