"State Reps. Leslie Herod, D-Denver, and Rod Pelton, R-Cheyenne Wells, introduced House Bill 1193, which would provide access to intensive substance use treatment to women up to one year after giving birth, and create pilot child care programs for women in treatment." Read full article #LeslieHerod #criminaljusticereform #addiction #cannabis #childcare
"Colorado's marijuana industry could open its doors much wider to corporations and underrepresented demographics in ownership if two legislative measures pass this year." "A bill that would allow publicly traded companies to own Colorado marijuana business licenses and lessen investment restrictions passed its first committee hearing in the state legislature Monday, March 4, while State Representative Leslie Herod is expected to push another bill later this year addressing so
"One amendment, championed by committee chair Rep. Leslie Herod, D-Denver, is focused on addressing the lack of many female and minority owners in Colorado’s nowmore than billion-dollar-per-year cannabis industry." "Dean Heizer, the executive director and chief legal strategist of LivWell Enlightened Health, said the bill would make it easier for LivWell to give its employees, including women and people of color, equity stakes in the business, helping them grow wealth along w
“It’s not a High Tea in terms of consumption of getting high,” remarked Susan Squibb, founder of the event, “We welcome children and families as a celebration of mothers and fertility and creativity, and we don’t allow consumption.” Events like Mother’s High Tea “let everyone know how important it is to have cannabis education for all ages,” added Rachael Carlevale, Ganjasana Founder and member of the Mother’s High Tea Leadership Committee High Tea normalizes the conversation
State lawmakers in Colorado have launched the Colorado Cannabis Caucus – the first of its kind for any state Legislature, according to a report from Westword. The state caucus comes more than a year after federal lawmakers from states with legal cannabis accessformed the Congressional Cannabis Caucus. So far, only Democrats have indicated they would attend the first meeting, including Reps. Dan Pabon, Leslie Herod, Matt Gray, Chris Hansen, Jonathan Singer, and Dylan Roberts.