Colorado Medical Marijuana Bill Passes House, Will Be Sent To Governor Ritter

05/11/2010 08:47 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

DENVER - Colorado lawmakers are sending to Gov. Bill Ritter (D-Colorado) a measure regulating the state's medical marijuana industry and he indicated to 9NEWS he is inclined to sign it into law.

The State House voted 46-19 on Tuesday afternoon to approve House Bill 1284. The legislation requires dispensaries to be licensed and monitored throughout the state but also gives local communities the ability to ban them.

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