MED 2023 Annual Permanent Rulemaking

The Colorado Department of Revenue’s Marijuana Enforcement Division 2023 annual permanent rulemaking process to review and update existing rules was completed, final rules were adopted Nov. 8, 2023, and effective as of Jan. 8, 2024. For additional information on legislation the Division was responsible for implementing, please see the Division’s 2023 Cannabis Legislation Summary

2023 Rulemaking Documents

Rules Adopted on November 9, 2023:

Previous Documents:

Emergency Adopted Rules, Effective 8/8/23

Notice of Rulemaking Hearing (9/13/23)

Final Proposed Rule Revisions for the State Licensing Authority’s Consideration (10/23/23)


October 30th Permanent Rulemaking Hearing


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Work Group Meeting Information:

Hospitality Rule Updates, October 16, 2023. 

Stakeholder Meeting: Rule Efficiencies and Catch-All Rule Revisions, October 12, 2023, 9 am - 12 pm

Stakeholder Meeting: Cultivation, Manufacturing, and Testing Standards, October 12, 2023, 1:30 - 5 pm

Legislation Implementation, Rules Efficiencies, & Hospitality UpdatesSeptember 18, 2023

Cultivation, Manufacturing, & Testing Standards, including Science and Policy Forum Proposals, August 31, 2023. 

2023 Rulemaking Work Membership Announcement


Looking for a summary of what bills passed during the 2023 Legislative Session?  MED Staff prepared a 2023 Regulated Marijuana Legislation guide for stakeholders that outlines the changes adopted in the following bills: 

Current and Emergency MED Rules

For questions about the Division's rulemaking process, you may contact Dyann Smart at dyann.smart@state.co.us.

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