TOWN OF LYONS, COLORADO
ORDINANCE NO. 952
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 6 OF TITLE 2 OF THE LYONS MUNICIPAL CODE CONCERNING THE LICENSING OF MARIJUANA BUSINESSES PURSUANT TO AMENDMENT 64 TO THE COLORADO CONSTITUTION, PROHIBITING MARIJUANA SOCIAL CLUBS AND MAKING IT
UNLAWFUL TO PERFORM BUTANE HASH OIL EXTRACTION IN CERTAIN LOCATIONS WITHIN THE TOWN OF LYONS
WHEREAS, in the November 2000 general election, the voters of the State of Colorado adopted Amendment 20 to the Colorado Constitution (“Amendment 20”) which authorizes the use of medical marijuana for the treatment of debilitating medical conditions. Amendment 20 added Section 14 to Article 18 to the Colorado Constitution, and created a limited exception from criminal liability under Colorado law for the activities described in Amendment 20; and
WHEREAS, in the November 2012 general election, the voters of the State of Colorado adopted Amendment 64 to the Colorado Constitution (“Amendment 64”) which authorizes the limited possession and personal cultivation of marijuana by adults aged 21 years or older and further established the only means by which a person may commercially cultivate marijuana, produce marijuana products and sell marijuana or marijuana products to persons aged 21 years or older; and
WHEREAS, notwithstanding the adoption of Amendment 20 and Amendment 64, marijuana is still a controlled substance under Colorado and federal law.