Centennial moving cautiously on marijuana
By Peter Jones
As state officials mull regulations for legalized marijuana, the Centennial City Council is poised to impose a one-year moratorium on marijuana-related businesses while the Colorado Department of Revenue sorts through the legal complexities.
Amendment 64, the voter-approved measure that last year enshrined recreational marijuana use in the state Constitution, has also charged state revenue officials with developing rules for the marijuana industry expected to flourish in Colorado.
Tentative plans call for Centennial to coordinate the timing of its temporary halt on pot shops and cultivation facilities with the expected imposition of state regulations. Amendment 64 requires such rules to be issued by July 1 and city officials say