Denver scales back plan to bar new players in marijuana industry

City officials will seek a temporary moratorium expansion to give City Council more time to discuss regulations, spokesman says

Pot shoppers make a late night purchase at Emerald Fields.

Pot shoppers make a late night purchase at Emerald Fields. (Denver Post file)

Denver city officials have pulled back from seeking a two-year moratorium on any new players in the city’s legal marijuana market in response to City Council concerns, a city spokesman says.

On Tuesday morning, Mayor Michael Hancock’s marijuana policy office instead will ask a council…

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