Hieu Tran asked Mark Slaugh, 7/8/2016 10:30:28 AM

Where do cannabis clubs exist in the US today?

Where do cannabis clubs exist in the US today? For states where adult use of cannabis is approved, are cannabis clubs regulated at the state or local level?

7/8/2016 6:25:24 PM,
Mark Slaugh replied:

Hey Mr. Tran,

So far, cannabis clubs have only been codified in local regulation in a few cities in Colorado and implicitly statewide here and in Washington for municipalities and counties that have no expressly prohibited or regulated social clubs or lounges. I tried to have the State define a social club and exempt it from the Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act in 2012 and, currently, there is no Statewide regulation of clubs or lounges in CO or WA. 

Depending on where and how you plan on opening a club will determine many of the aspects of legality as to whether the club will exist for any prolonged period of time and the risks involved with providing that kind of space.