Niwot, a town on the outskirts of Boulder, Colorado, is yet another jurisdiction fighting to keep big marijuana businesses out of the community. Entrepreneurs Ernie and Callie Craumer, of Connecticut, invested in Colorado real estate with the intent of renting the building to a pot grower. They’re seeking a land use permit for the vacant building at 6924 N. 79th St., a few blocks south of the community’s downtown area. The permit, if granted would allow both a grow facility and retail sales of the drug. The owners originally thought of living in the area, but decided against it after feeling out the opposition.
Dick Piland, head of the Niwot Community Association (NCA), explains that the family-oriented community of only 4,000 residents Continue reading Niwot, Colorado, Fights Out-of-State Entrepreneurs