<p>In June, the New York Times detailed Colorado's rise in single issue cannabis voters. The cover image they used was of then-candidate Polis discussing hemp research in a grow house with the CEO of FrontRange Biosciences in Lafayette, Colorado. animal bongs</p>
<p>Efforts on the campaign trail and the years before did not go unnoticed by powerful cannabis advocates. In spring of 2018, Polis secured an influential endorsement from the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML)'s PAC. In a statement, NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri said, "During his tenure in Congress, Jared Polis has been the preeminent champion for ending our nation’s failed federal prohibition on marijuana and an unrelenting force in standing up for Colorado’s legalization and medical marijuana laws."</p>
<p>Polis' campaign showed a commitment to cannabis by targeting industry professionals with custom texts and mailers on marijuana issues. Other efforts included voter registration drives at dispensaries and hiring an outreach director who solely focused on cannabis. As the Colorado Sun explained, "All of it dovetailed with Polis’ unwavering support for legalized cannabis at the state and federal level." </p>
<p>Colorado’s Cannabis Market Under Polis</p>
<p>In January, Governor Polis laid out his ambitious plans for Colorado in his first State of the State address. Aside from cannabis, the Governor has set his sights on lower health care costs, full-day kindergarten, parental leave, renewable energy and tax reform.</p>
<p>Concerning marijuana, many expect more cannabis legislation to be introduced during this session. During the previous session, Colorado saw twenty cannabis-related regulations go into effect. Some of the more pressing issues that are expected to be discussed in 2019 include: cheap percolator bongs</p>
<p>With Governor Polis at the helm, Colorado may see its laws and market advance in ways the past Governor did not want to allow. Anything could happen. However, with Polis’ track record, cannabis is just one facet of life in Colorado that could prosper in the years to come.</p>
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