Cannabis was technically already legal in Colorado. That’s because in 2012, voters in Colorado gave approval to Amendment 64, legalizing cannabis throughout the state.
Despite legalizing cannabis possession, cultivation and retail outlets, you still weren’t allowed to smoke it in public. It was still completely illegal for cannabis to be consumed at public venues, even at privately owned businesses.
That will soon change, however, as Denver voters have given approval to Initiative 300.
Initiative 300 allows cannabis to be consumed onsite at various adult-only venues. This includes bars, nightclubs and other such outlets. This gives cannabis consumers legal outlets to use the plant outside of a private residence.
The measure was on the November 8th ballot, but it took days for victory to be announced given how close the race was.
Initiative 300’s approval comes as four additional states legalize cannabis for all uses, bringing the total to eight.
Hopefully it wont be long until the other 7 states follow suit!
Source: The Earth Child