Colorado lawmakers have sent bills to the governor that would allow online marijuana sales and bolster protections for working professionals in the state.
The online sales legislation from Reps. William Lindstedt (D), Said Sharbini (D) and Robert Rodriguez (D) passed the House last month and cleared the Senate in a 32-12 third reading vote on Monday.
It would strike language from existing statute that explicitly prohibits cannabis from being sold on the internet, while adding regulations to provide for online commerce.
Adults 21 and older would still need to physically pick up the marijuana products from the retailer, but they could browse and electronically purchase cannabis online.
The bill says that retailers would be required to verify the name and age of the customer at the time of the online purchase, and that information would have to match identification that they’d provide when they come to pick up the products.
Further, the retailer would have to provide shoppers with “digital versions of all warning or educational materials that the retail marijuana store is required to post and provide on its licensed premises.” The customer would have to “acknowledge receipt” of those materials before finishing their purchase.
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