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Denver joins Boulder in dropping prosecution of limited pot possession
Denver prosecutors will no longer charge those 21 and older for carrying less than an ounce of marijuana, and will review current cases that fit under the language of a recently voter-approved state constitutional amendment.


Weld County to continue marijuana prosecutions

Boulder DA dismissing small-scale marijuana possession cases in light of Amendment 64
District Attorney Stan Garnett will dismiss all pending criminal cases of possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, saying the overwhelming support for Amendment 64 in Boulder County makes it highly unlikely a jury would ever reach a guilty verdict in any of those cases.

Green Economy: Denver hosts marijuana business conference as fight continues over Amendment 64
Business owners and others in the industry planned two days of lectures and discussion about what the ballot measures mean for businesses.

Local Depenalization Measures Win Big On Election Day (NORML)
In addition to the historic Election Day votes in Colorado and Washington, voters in several cities in Massachusetts and Michigan also decided overwhelmingly in favor of ending marijuana prohibition.

CO Attorney General sounds off on legalizing marijuana 
"Despite my strongly held belief that the ‘legalization' of marijuana on a state level is very bad public policy, voters can be assured that the Attorney General's Office will move forward in assisting the pertinent executive branch agencies to implement this new provision in the Colorado Constitution."
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HIckenlooper  reaching out to feds on Colorado marijuana legislation.
Denver Post Nov 7, 2012

Coloradans say yes to recreational use of marijuana
Denver Post Nov 7, 2012

Colorado Amedment 64: The Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act of 2012 (Full text)

Washington Initiative 502 - legalizes the possession of marijuana for adults age 21 and older. -  Read the full statute text here.


Last Updated on Friday, 16 November 2012 19:17  

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