He asked the Colorado Supreme Court to look into conflicts between two state constitutional amendments that critics say drain away tax revenue needed by communities around the state to fund schools, firefighting and other services.
The jury likely threw cold water on future legal challenges against cannabis companies by homeowners who consider filing racketeering lawsuits alleging proximity to pot operations hurts their property values, analysts and industry lawyers say.
A federal jury has ruled against a Colorado couple who claimed that a marijuana growing operation hurt the value of their property with sweeping mountain views in a case that was closely watched by the U.S. cannabis industry.
A federal trial in Colorado could have far-reaching effects on the United States' budding marijuana industry if a jury sides with a couple who say having a cannabis business as a neighbor hurts their property's value.
The lawsuit dates back to the contentious 2013 legislative session in which Democrats passed a trio of gun-control laws, including one that banned ownership of an ammunition magazine with 15 rounds or more.