Yes, with the applicable licenses. Go to the Colorado government’s official cannabis site as well as county government websites for information on the requirements, applications, fees, licenses, and renewals for creating a professional marijuana farm or a retail marijuana dispensary to sell THC / marijuana products.
Colorado’s application fee for a cultivation facility is $4,000. The annual renewal fee depends on the number of marijuana plants. 9
Medical marijuana patients can ask the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment for an extended plant count.
The wait time to seal criminal records in Colorado depends on the type of conviction.
8. Are grow houses legal in Colorado?
Another potential defense is that the plants did not belong to the defendant, and the defendant exercised no physical control over them. Unless the defendant owned or possessed the plants, then the charges should be dismissed.
Drug crimes always carry the risk of deportation for non-citizen defendants. Immigrants facing any criminal charges are encouraged to contact an experienced attorney as soon as possible to try to get the charges dismissed or changed to a non-deportable crime. 7
And charges that get dismissed can be sealed immediately. 6
9. How much is a grow license in Colorado?
A common defense to marijuana cultivation charges is that the police found the plants through an illegal search and seizure. If the defense attorney can show the judge that law enforcement violated the defendant’s Fourth Amendment rights, then the judge may suppress all evidence of the plants. And this may leave the D.A. with too little evidence to prosecute.
Marijuana plants must be kept in an enclosed, locked area that can’t be viewed openly. This means the plants can’t be outside.
At homes with residents under 21, any marijuana grow area must be enclosed and locked in a separate space that minors can’t access.
Don’t forget that counties and municipalities can pass stricter laws. For example, Denver limits a home grow to 12 plants, even if there are three or more adults over age 21 in the residence. Be sure to check your local laws for specific details.
The laws are different for medical marijuana consumers.
Up to six plants are allowed per Colorado resident over age 21, with as many as three plants flowering at one time.
Coloradans can grow marijuana in their homes for personal use.
At homes without residents under 21, extra precautions must be taken to make sure any visiting youth don’t have access to marijuana plants.