Dated March 4: "Three days ago, we received the devastating news that U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag has threatened Shambhala Healing Center's landlord with property forfeiture, fines, and/or imprisonment if we do not close within 45 days. ... These threats are based on federal laws against cannabis and Shambhala's proximity to the Jose Coronado Playground at 21st & Folsom." Shambhala is asking patients to contact local officials.
On Monday, Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler certified an initiative for the state's November 6 general election that legalizes personal possession of marijuana by adults 21 and over. The initiative gathered over 177,000 signatures and is now known as Amendment 64.