Thursday caused a stir among local marijuana businesses and authorities.
The Cannasseur, one of the newest recreational and medical marijuana dispensaries in
While the dispensary contracted with a private tour company, owner
That has since changed, Griego said, and no smoking will be allowed on the buses.
Griego said he had met with state and local licensing authorities after the advertisement ran on Thursday.
While the dispensary and the concert are in unincorporated parts of
ment's jurisdiction on their trips.
"I would caution that company and tell them not to allow (smoking) to happen," he said. "We view it as smoking in public. So if an officer pulls one of these vehicles over and people are smoking inside, we will cite them for smoking in public and we'll probably cite the driver for allowing it to take place."
"Basically, it allows them to do what they were advertising to do," Taylor said.
With smoking no longer allowed on the limos, it shouldn't be a problem. But
Marijuana tours are a growing industry, particularly in
Colorado High Life offers tours both in
The tours are in luxury, limousine-style vehicles, where the driver is separated from the rest of the cabin by a partition.
Vee said other municipalities have made their positions clear on whether you can smoke inside a chartered vehicle -- some say you can't -- and his company takes measures to remain within the law.
But in general, Vee suggested there's a double standard at work. Similar party buses where passengers consume alcohol have been an accepted business for years and the intent of Amendment 64, which legalized recreational marijuana, was to regulate it like alcohol, he said.
Vee's vehicles are enclosed and the windows are tinted to avoid the public seeing anything going on inside the vehicle.
But for now, without a keen sense of direction from the city, Vee said it's probably better not to light up.
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