Restrictions on private cannabis grows in Colorado stirs legal challenge

Recent data from the state's survey of high school drug use is important and heartening, and seems to confirm that legalization of marijuana has not boosted teen consumption.

Denver Post file

A marijuana plant.

PARKER — This fast-growing town deep in the suburbs could become the latest of several Colorado communities to clamp down on marijuana home grows, notably by limiting the number of cultivated plants to a dozen per household.

The Parker Town Council on Monday gave initial approval to a pair of ordinances that would put in place the 12-plant restriction, regardless of whether the cannabis is grown for recreational or medical purposes.

The town points…

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