Skip to comments.Governor signs Amendment 64, marijuana officially legal in Colorado
Posted on 12/10/2012 1:33:01 PM PST by Morgana
DENVER Go ahead and bust out the Cheetos and Goldfish, Colorado. Marijuana is now legal in the Centennial State.
Just over a month after the citizens of Colorado voted in overwhelming favor of Amendment 64 to legalize marijuana for recreational use, Governor John Hickenlooper signed the Executive Order that makes an official declaration of the vote.
What does it mean?
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> “What this means is, expect to see the lawsuits roll in as people start losing limbs..” <<
Well, we’ve heard from the raving lunatic fringe
When you have no argument to offer, play the mellow drama.
I thought this law still had to go through judicial review. Did Chickenchoker jump the gun?
He’s up for election in two years.
> “However, obama is still going to jail people who use pot for medical reasons” <<
Or do anything else for “medical reasons” except for going to one of his AMA witch doctors to get your prescribed death potients
“Well, weve heard from the raving lunatic fringe.”
Sorry, I was talking from first hand experience as I had my hand smashed with a hammer by some stoner. He tested positive, was fired, his lawyer got him his job back and all I got was arthritis in my hand 25 years later.
“It is still illegal under state law to buy or sell marijuana in any quantity or to consume it in public.”
States are supposed to act a laboratories; let’s see how it works out.
What was your hand doing there to be smashed?
I’v never had anything smashed, and I’m sure that I’ve been around as many tokers as you, considering that I live in the SF Bay Area.
(In before the “Rocky Mountain High” Reference)
If I had kids, I wouldn't want a teacher drunk on the job or drinking in the classroom.
On the other hand, I wouldn't care if the teacher has a couple of beers when they get home after work, or got completely smashed on vodka tonics the previous Saturday night at a bar.
Hahaha, like that other headline....
Tax plan offered to curb evasions
to raise 337,000,000 dollars
The problem is that pot is illegal under federal law and DOJ has not said what their position will be as to enforcement in Colorado. So, you could smoke a joint in front of Denver police headquarters but ATF could still swoop in and bust you.
The feds have looked the other way at the "medical marijuana" dispensaries and their legal suppliers. Hickenlooper has asked what their position will be on legalization but has received no formal response.
I’d question that too, except in my opinion, weed doesn’t smell nearly as bad as cigarettes or cigars. I expect the the same kind of restrictions will apply. However, with vaporizers becoming more popular for both nicotine and THC delivery, it’s not like you have to smoke it to enjoy.
Yeah, that’s kinda what I was thinking.
I was also thinking about growing a batch of it for barter when SHTF -now that it’s legal.
I can’t stand the smell of it, though. Never could.
I’m happy with my e-cigarettes.
Its kind of hard to be clean-living when you're baked out of your mind on a brain-killing drug.
Nope, they can’t sue. Whether marijuana is legal in all 57 states or not, not smoking it is still a condition of employment right in the contract that the employee signs. Same deal if you go on a bender in Amsterdam.
reminds me of the story Rush tells about his vaping near a lefty once. she complained even after learning it was only water vapor. I think it just bothers some that people are enjoying something they diapprove of.
Part of me wants to move to colorado and get wasted for the next four years. If enough of us did that we might flip it from purple to red. Oh wait ... Quite a few leftist druggies will be moving to colorado now which would offset that. Never mind.
mixed feelings on this one as i live in colorado. being legal may eliminate some competition from the job pool which is fine by me as most in my profession (graphic design) are libtards anyway. i hope governor chickenpoophead has the spine to tell the feral federal government to go to hell if they try to do anything about overturning state law.
i voted against it because i didn’t want it as an ammendment to the state constitution.