DENVER (AP) — De Beque may become the first municipality in Mesa County to accept retail pot shops sometime in the future.
In unofficial results, the measure passed Tuesday by only four votes. Fruita voters decided Tuesday to not allow the recreational sale of marijuana within city limits.
Those communities were among 12 Colorado cities and towns voting Tuesday on marijuana issues in municipal elections.
Voters were asked whether to allow recreational marijuana shops within their borders and whether to tax the drug.
Voters in Palmer Lake, north of Colorado Springs, voted to ban pot sales in city limits. Manitou Springs remains the only town in El Paso County that has voted to allow recreational marijuana shops.
More Marijuana Legalization Stories
- Driving While High? CDOT Tries New Tactic To Stop Pot-Related Wrecks
- Proposal For Denver’s First Marijuana Club Takes Early Steps
- ‘I Drive Better When I’m High’: Campaign Highlights Dangers
- Pot Sales Top Liquor Sales In Aspen For First Time
- Ganja Yoga? Entrepreneur Hopes To Open Nation’s First Legal Cannabis Spa In Denver
- Breaking The Grass Ceiling: Women Grow Summit Takes On Pot Industry
- ‘CannaVan’ Takes To The Streets To Study Pot & Health Effects
- Mayor In Colorado Town Opts Out Of Letter To Sessions
(© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)