Hart will take the place of Allison Eid, who was appointed to Denver’s federal appeals court by President Donald Trump.
Gov. John Hickenlooper has picked University of Colorado law professor Melissa Hart to fill an opening on the Colorado Supreme Court.
Hart will take the place of Allison Eid, who was appointed to Denver’s federal appeals court by President Donald Trump. She filled the vacancy left by Neil Gorsuch, who stepped down after being nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The order affects dispensaries for recreational and medical marijuana and facilities where marijuana is grown, all operating under the name Sweet Leaf.
Denver officials have shut down 26 legal marijuana businesses amid a police investigation expected to lead to criminal charges.
A suspension order issued Thursday by the city department that regulates marijuana businesses says its executive director made the decision after reviewing an investigation completed by the Denver Police Department.
More than 140 Colorado public schools received one of the state’s two lowest quality ratings Wednesday, putting them at risk of state intervention if they do not improve student learning fast enough.
There are more than 1,700 schools in Colorado, so the vast majority of the state’s students attend schools that received one of the state’s two highest ratings, the state education department said after the State Board of Education approved the ratings.