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Colorado makes history on recreational pot
CNN, by Michael Martinez

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/1/2014 1:25:35 PM

(Video) DENVER -Iraq war veteran Sean Azzariti described his purchase of recreational marijuana -- legally -- as a historic moment Wednesday. "It´s huge," he said at a marijuana store along a light industrial corridor outside downtown Denver. "It hasn´t even sunk in how big this is yet." Indeed, before the 3D Cannabis Center opened at 8 a.m. MT, more than 100 people were waiting in snowfall and cold under gray skies to be the next buyers of recreational pot, under a landmark law voters approved in 2012. The dispensary was one of a handful that opened to lines of waiting people on New Year's Day, with scores more expected statewide in

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Kendet1946, 1/1/2014 1:37:47 PM     (No. 9675719)

Welcome to the stoner state. It´s time for a split

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Reply 2 - Posted by: msts, 1/1/2014 1:42:43 PM     (No. 9675722)

My libertarian side says that the federal government has no right to tell me I can´t grow and consume this on my property. My question is how someone from CO will fare when going in for a pre-employment drug screen and is disqualified. This is not prescription marijuana so employees´ MRO´s aren´t concerned. It should be interesting.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MDConservative, 1/1/2014 2:29:30 PM     (No. 9675780)

Legal does not preclude MRO interest. It´s still impairing, like alcohol, and you can bet the insurance companies are taking notice and sending out notices to employers as we speak. Expect workers comp claims (and employer controverts) to increase.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/1/2014 3:14:39 PM     (No. 9675813)

If these people really think they´ll net out $67 million in taxes,they´re crazy.All sorts of new government expenditures will evolve from this.I thought I read where they have breathalyzers that can read THC levels in someone´s breath.What are the legal readings to consider whether a pot head is too high to drive?

I guess what cracks me up the most is the left war on obesity while cheering something to make you eat more.

Most people realized that medical pot was the camel´s nose under the tent to get legalization down the road and it didn´t take long at all. In Dc you can get medical pot on medicaid,so the government is subsidizing something that´s illegal under federal law.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: fayebeck, 1/1/2014 3:18:36 PM     (No. 9675822)

Would someone explain to me just what does "recreational pot use" mean? We ALCOHOL users never used such crap to justify getting drunk and obnoxious. My guess is that it is just typical pyschobabble.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 1/1/2014 3:20:05 PM     (No. 9675825)

Yet one more way for Democrats to increase their voting rolls now that labor unions have almost gone extinct. It used to be that Libertarians carried this ´legalize drugs´ banner, but then Dems discovered large numbers of potential voters inside our Federal prisons, within Mexico, and in "head shops" across the country, so now if you´re a Democrat, anything goes. Next up will be legalizing polygamy and sexual perversions of all sorts.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: snakeoil, 1/1/2014 5:01:48 PM     (No. 9675942)

When youse guys from the Rocky Mountain High Country drive through my neck of the woods, that Colorado license plate is going to say stop me to every police officer who spots it. Forget racial profiling. You are going to get state profiling. Might as well get a sign saying Baby and Drugs on Board.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bobn.t, 1/1/2014 8:45:00 PM     (No. 9676071)

Colorado has been Californicated.

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