The Colorado Cannabis Market

Colorado is a METRC compliant state. Brytemap specializes in METRC compliance across the nation and understands each states specific nuances making reporting a second thought for cannabis growers, dispensaries and retailers.

Marijuana in Colorado

Medical marijuana was legalized in Colorado in 2000, and patients could access it the following year. Recreational marijuana was legalized in 2012, and the first recreational store opened in 2014.

Local municipalities in Colorado can fully ban medical marijuana operations within their borders.


Children under the age of 18 can use medical marijuana as long as they have one doctor’s certification and a parent or guardian acting in the role of caretaker.

Qualifying Conditions

  • Cancer
  • Cachexia/Wasting Syndrome
  • Chronic/Severe/Intractable Pain
  • Glaucoma
  • Muscle Spasticity
  • Nausea
  • Epilepsy/Seizures
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Cannabis Use

  • Medical: Yes
  • Recreational: Yes
  • Reciprocity: No
  • Possession Limits: 2oz Medical | 1oz Recreational
  • Personal Growing Limits: None


  • Flowers
  • Concentrates
  • Edibles
  • Transdermals
  • Seeds/Plants