Colorado voters will decide this fall whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use when the state becomes the second in the nation to put such a proposal on ballots this year.
A marijuana legalization measure on Colorado ballots this fall could face some competition.
Colorado voters may soon be asked again to vote on a new marijuana initiative. The petition asks voters to legalize marijuana for adults.
Marijuana legalization activists in Colorado are turning in signatures Wednesday to put the question on ballots this fall.
Marijuana isn’t the kind of thing one expects to be asked about on a trip to a county administrative building. But folks outside an Arapahoe County building on a recent afternoon were surprisingly receptive to two men gathering signatures to petition a pot question onto ballots next year.
People in towns across Colorado are voting on whether to ban medical marijuana dispensaries in their communities. They include Fort Collins, Palisade, Brush, Routt County and several others.
Marijuana advocates racked up big wins in this year’s session of the Colorado Legislature. Now they’re turning their sights to a bigger effort — full legalization on the 2012 ballot.