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By: Amber Blacharski

Traveling from out of state? There are several unknowns when it comes to shopping in a dispensary if you're not familiar with Colorado recreational marijuana. As one of the first states to vote yes to adult recreational use of marijuana, Colorado is a pioneer in the industry for establishing the laws and regulations of the commercial marijuana industry. At The Green Solution, we love to share our knowledge of the laws and regulations administered by theColorado Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED)to help you get clear on how to abide by the law and legally partake in Colorado.

How Much Marijuana Can I Purchase?

Both tourists and Colorado residents aged 21 or older may legally purchase up to one ounce of retail marijuana flower or its equivalent in retail marijuana concentrate or retail marijuana product in a single day. This means collectively between flower, edibles, concentrates, and transdermals, you cannot purchase more than one ounce in one day at one store or a combination of stores.

What are the Colorado Marijuana Equivalencies?

1 ounce of flower = 800mg of edibles = 8g of concentrates = 800mg of transdermals. Topicals, on the other hand, are exempt from the quantity limit.

I know this sounds complicated, but don't worry, our associates are trained to do all the calculations for you!

Can I Purchase Marijuana Seeds or Clones?

Only Colorado Residents aged 21 or older may purchase marijuana seeds or clones.

How Do I Transport Marijuana?

Neither drivers nor passengers in the passenger area of a motor vehicle may not knowingly consume marijuana while driving and may not have an open marijuana container in their possession.And, under no circumstance is a driver legally allowed to operate a vehicle under the influence of marijuana.

To legally transport marijuana from place to place within the state of Colorado, you must abide by the "open marijuana container" law which is defined as "a receptacle or marijuana accessory that contains any amount of marijuana and:

  1. That is open or has a broken seal;
  2. The contents of which are partially removed; and
  3. There is evidence that marijuana has been consumed within the motor vehicle."

Penalties do not apply if the marijuana is located in the trunk or behind the rear seat when the vehicle is not equipped with a trunk.

What does this mean for you? Never drive under the influence, never consume in a vehicle, and always place your marijuana in the trunk when transporting it.

Where Can I Consume Marijuana?

It is illegal to consume Marijuana openly and publicly. Marijuana may not be consumed in any form -- smoking, eating or vaping -- in any public place including music, sports, and amusement venues, state and national parks, and monuments. Marijuana consumption must be confined to private property or where marijuana consumption is approved. It is at the discretion of the property owner to allow or ban marijuana consumption. Come January 1st, 2020 MED, and city licensed social consumption establishments will begin to open legally.

Can I Export or Travel with Marijuana?

The answer is no. Keep it in Colorado. It is illegal to transport cannabis across the Colorado state lines in any way: driving, flying, or shipping. Just don't do it.

Now that your questions are answered, are you ready to see what The Green Solution has to offer? Visitmygreensolution.comto view all of ourproductsand to read more marijuanablogsto quench your thirst for knowledge of all things marijuana.

Quick Fact

Curing Cannabis Plants- This very gradual drying process involves moderate humidity and mild temperatures, preserving the dimensionality of cannabis plants and the consumption experience. The better and more gradual the curing process, the more sophisticated a grower's yields become, including preserved aromas, flavors, and potency.