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Late-night run: You may soon be able to visit Denver pot shops after 7 p.m.

Late Night Run: You May Soon Be Able To Visit Denver Pot Shops After 7 P.M.

Published: Jan 11, 2017, 11:29 am • Updated: Jan 11, 2017, 4:11 pm By Jon Murray, The Denver Post Simply Pure sells marijuana out of a storefront along the Highland neighborhood’s bustling 32nd Avenue, but its employees must shoo outmedical and recreational customers before 7 p.m. — just as the bars and restaurants nearby hit prime time. The store’s owner is part of a new industrypush onthe Denver City Council to extend the city’s hard stop on sales to later in the evening, a move that’s gaining traction. Advocates point to late-night closing times in all neighboring cities that permit recreational marijuana sales — up to midnight in Glendale and Edgewater — and appeal to customer convenience and lost revenue when customers cross city linesto buy weed at night. “We are closing our doors at the point at which LoHi is heating up, and it is devastating to us,” Wanda James, Simply Pure’s co-owner, told council members at a meeting this week.“It’s confusing to me why Denver would want...

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