Colorado: out-of-state marijuana convictions

An executive order by Colorado's governor directs the Department of Regulatory Affairs to promulgate rules such that marijuana-related convictions in other states will not be considered to disqualify individuals from professional licensure if the activity is legal in Colorado. Likewise, licensed professionals in Colorado will not be disciplined for out-of-state marijuana convictions if the activity is legal in Colorado and consistent with professional conduct and standards of care in Colorado. The order also prohibits Colorado state agencies from providing information or spending resources to aid out-of-state investigations seeking to sanction an out-of-state professional for legal marijuana-related conduct that took place in Colorado.

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