Marijuana: Boulder rejects pot shop ban, but councilman urges caution moving forward

Update: Yesterday, we noted that the Boulder City Attorney's office planned a presentation suggesting that city council approve a moratorium until at least 2014 on new marijuana retail outlets legalized under Amendemnt 64; see previous coverage below. Last night, the council chose not to go forward with such an ordinance until the public and stakeholders can weigh in. Boulder City Councilman Macon Cowles sees that as the right call.
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