Colorado to Vote on Legalizing Marijuana

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

A plan that would legalize marijuana for recreational use will be on Colorado ballots this fall.
Voters will be asked whether adults older than 21 should be allowed to use pot even without a doctor's recommendation, making Colorado the second state in the nation, after Washington state, to put such a proposal on ballots this year.
The Colorado Secretary of State's office said Monday that the legalization initiative cleared the needed 86,000-signature threshold to be put to a statewide vote.
Legalization supporters in Colorado were given additional time to collect signatures because too many were recently deemed invalid. The initiative was given a second, smaller window to produce additional signatures.
Colorado voters rejected a recreational legalization measure in 2006. California voters rejected a similar plan in 2010.

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  • by Brandt Location: Clarksville on Feb 27, 2012 at 06:54 PM
    Marijuana is the safest drug with actual benefits for the user as opposed to alcohol which is dangerous, causes addiction, birth defects, and affects literally every organ in the body. Groups are organizing all over the country to speak their minds on reforming pot laws. I drew up a very cool poster featuring Uncle Willie Nelson and The Teapot Party for the cause which you can check out on my artist’s blog at Drop in and let me know what you think!
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