The Colorado Department of Revenue and the Marijuana Enforcement Division have been testing pot shops in Denver and Pueblo to see if they sell marijuana to minors. In investigators say the shops the tested passed with flying colors.
The compliance checks were conducted at recreational and medical shops during the past few months. During the tests, investigators send in an underage person to buy pot. Businesses that fail the test risk losing their license and fines.
Colorado Authorities say they conducted 20 of these checks, and in every case, pot shops refused to sell marijuana to the minor.
“It is imperative that we keep marijuana out of the hands of kids. These results show that strong efforts are being made by the MED and the marijuana business licensees to do just that,” Barbara Brohl, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Revenue, said in a news release.
The Marijuana Enforcement Division partners with local law enforcement agencies across Colorado to ensure pubic safety, according to a news release.
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