Colorado may consider allowing only state residents to use marijuana recreationally after voters approved a measure to legalize use of the drug for non-medical purposes.
A 24-member task force appointed to set up marijuana rules meets Monday for the first time.
Officials and pot advocates looking for any sign of whether the Obama administration will sue to block legal pot laws in Washington state and Colorado or stand idly by as they are implemented got one from the president himself.
Pot may be legal, but workers may want to check with their boss first before they grab the pipe or joint during off hours.
Washington and Colorado, both culturally and politically, offered fertile ground for legalization advocates — Washington for its liberal politics, Colorado for its libertarian streak, and both for their Western independence.
It’s settled. Pot, at least certain amounts of it, will soon be legal under state laws in Washington and Colorado. Now, officials in both states are trying to figure out how to keep stoned drivers off the road.
Law enforcement officers in the Denver metro area continue to raid illegal marijuana grow operations, and the dangers to their health have become significant.
A Colorado marijuana legalization measure got a skeptical review from a legislative panel that warns of possible legal challenges if the measure passes.