Colorado should allow marijuana tasting rooms

3/16/18–House Bill 1258 is a fairly conservative approach to the issue of permitting marijuana tasting rooms. It would allow businesses that currently hold licenses to sell retail or medical marijuana to also open an accessory establishment that can sell marijuana products for consumption at the establishment. Smoking will still be prohibited in these “tasting rooms” since lighting up would violate Colorado’s Clean Indoor Air Act. But patrons could buy their cannabis product on site and either eat the edible or use a vaporizer. HB 1258 is scheduled to be considered Monday in the House Finance Committee. Read