SEATTLE (AP) - In the late-1980s heyday of the anti-drug "Just Say No" campaign, a man calling himself "Jerry" appeared on a Seattle talk radio show to criticize U.S. marijuana laws. An esteemed businessman, he hid his identity because he didn't want to offend customers who - like so many... more »
There have been lots of questions as to when people will be able to buy marijuana at stores, after passing Amendment 64.
"I was really worried; I came down here, I was like, 'what's going to happen,'" says Keith Powell, a medical marijuana patient He says no matter what... more »
Following the passing of Amendment 64, legalizing marijuana for people over the age of 21, Colorado Attorney General John Suthers has released a statement Wednesday. Here's the full text:
"Despite my strongly held belief that the ‘legalization' of marijuana on a state level is very bad public policy, voters... more »
At 18, Abby Ferguson has had her medical marijuana card since June but says she's used pot for years.
"It was a big part of the culture where I grew up, Manitou, it's pretty common down here," Abby said.
She isn't alone; recent state and national surveys show... more »
Colorado voters will be deciding in November whether the state should become the first to completely legalize marijuana. This week, the group Sensible Colorado announced that they have collected enough signatures to put the issue on the ballot.
Bob Wiley is a local spokesperson for the group. He says... more »
A petition drive is currently underway to completely legalize marijuana use in our state. A group calling themselves Citizens for Responsible Legalization started running television ads in Colorado Springs on Friday promoting the effort.
Brian Vicente of the group Sensible Colorado says the proposed referendum would place similar restrictions... more »
DENVER (AP) - Colorado's position as a key battleground state in the 2012 presidential race comes with a wrinkle neither party seems to like: A freewheeling ballot initiative tradition that could put both legalizing marijuana and gay marriage before voters on Election Day next year.
Marijuana activists have begun... more »
A state title board is deciding to put another question about marijuana on the ballot this Wednesday. They will make a decision about making marijuana comparable to alcohol for the 2012 ballots.
A marijuana activist challenging proposed language for the ballot measure says it's a flawed description because there's... more »
DENVER (AP) - Colorado marijuana activists are launching two separate campaigns to legalize the drug for adults in 2012.
The two groups announced their intentions Wednesday and say they're not discouraged by California's rejection of a legalization effort Tuesday.
The announcement to launch a legalization drive also comes... more »