Denver gets first marijuana retailer applicant under social equity program

A former University of Denver student who was cited for possessing marijuana in Wyoming 11 years ago has become the first applicant in the city for a marijuana retail store license under the new social equity program.

Daniel Morgan, the owner of the business Social Cannabis, was prosecuted in 2010 for a cannabis-related crime that would have been at worst a small fine today in Colorado.

Instead, his conviction made life difficult.

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