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Old 11-07-2012, 11:53 AM   #46
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Default Re: Colorado legalizes recreational marijuana

Congrats to Colorado and Washington, battles not over yet but it's a step in the right direction... Seems the Tax for schools part won't be implemented because there was problems in the language of the provision ( didn't quote that follow the link)


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Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper was against Amendment 64.

"The voters have spoken and we have to respect their will," Gov. John Hickenlooper said. "This will be a complicated process, but we intend to follow through."

"That said, federal law still says marijuana is an illegal drug, so donít break out the Cheetos or gold fish too quickly," Hickenlooper said.

The U.S. Attorney's Office for Colorado issued a statement reminding the public of the federal ban on marijuana.

"The Department of Justice's enforcement of the Controlled Substances Act remains unchanged," the statement said. "In enacting the Controlled Substances Act, Congress determined that marijuana is a Schedule I controlled substance. We are reviewing the ballot initiative and have no additional comment at this time."

http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news...-marijuana-law
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Old 11-07-2012, 11:54 AM   #47
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They decriminalized in my hometown. It's gonna be a fun Christmas.
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Old 11-07-2012, 12:09 PM   #48
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Can anybody explain what this means on a day to day level?

Federal law supersedes state law, and according to the Feds pot is still a Schedule I narcotic.

Now as I understand it, the people in charge at the DEA have instructed their people not to enforce certain parts of the Federal law (ie medicinal marijuana), but I don't think they are cool with outright legalization.

So if you are smoking pot in Colorado, you won't get arrested by State/County/City police, but you are still at risk of being busted by the DEA. Is this right?
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Old 11-07-2012, 12:39 PM   #49
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Can anybody explain what this means on a day to day level?

Federal law supersedes state law, and according to the Feds pot is still a Schedule I narcotic.

Now as I understand it, the people in charge at the DEA have instructed their people not to enforce certain parts of the Federal law (ie medicinal marijuana), but I don't think they are cool with outright legalization.

So if you are smoking pot in Colorado, you won't get arrested by State/County/City police, but you are still at risk of being busted by the DEA. Is this right?

Pretty much, but likely with some other finer points and loopholes.
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Old 11-07-2012, 12:46 PM   #50
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if you're just a smoker and not selling tons of weed the DEA will not **** with you or even know about you. they can always come in and raid dispensaries.
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I bet Carmelo regrets leaving Denver now.
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CT decriminalized it last year under a certain weight, which I don't recall, but remember thinking it was more than fair.
Basically it's still an arrestible offense to carry more than that weight, grow, or sell, but if you're caught with what essential amounts to a personal head stash, it's now only a finable offense.

It's certainly not good for you physically, but this I feel takes away it's most dangerous quality, that being getting people into far more trouble than the stuff warrants.
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CT decriminalized it last year under a certain weight, which I don't recall, but remember thinking it was more than fair.
Basically it's still an arrestible offense to carry more than that weight, grow, or sell, but if you're caught with what essential amounts to a personal head stash, it's now only a finable offense.

It's certainly not good for you physically, but this I feel takes away it's most dangerous quality, that being getting people into far more trouble than the stuff warrants.

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At least it wasn't Maryland. Overdoses among lonely, middle-aged Korean trolls would spike.
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At least it wasn't Maryland. Overdoses among lonely, middle-aged Korean trolls would spike.

Overdoses??????
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I'd say it can be indirectly not good for you physically depending on the person. Makes alot of people lazy and get the munchies.
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Default Re: Colorado legalizes recreational marijuana

do they already have all the laws in place to regulate this?

-how old do you have to be to smoke?
-can it be sold in stores?
-can you smoke and drive?
-can you smoke indoors?...outdoors?...what is the punishment if caught?

etc
etc
etc???


seems like this opens up a whole new law book...
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Old 11-07-2012, 02:31 PM   #59
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do they already have all the laws in place to regulate this?

-how old do you have to be to smoke?
-can it be sold in stores?
-can you smoke and drive?
-can you smoke indoors?...outdoors?...what is the punishment if caught?

etc
etc
etc???


seems like this opens up a whole new law book...
I mean... why not make it the same as alcohol?

Can only be sold in specific stores that have a license (like alcohol).

Have to be 21 to purchase (like alcohol).

You can currently get a DWI from weed, alcohol, xanax, so there's no change there.

Where can you drink? Usually in private or in sanctioned bars. Same with this, right?

I don't think it's all that complex.
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do they already have all the laws in place to regulate this?

-how old do you have to be to smoke?
-can it be sold in stores?
-can you smoke and drive?
-can you smoke indoors?...outdoors?...what is the punishment if caught?

etc
etc
etc???


seems like this opens up a whole new law book...

21 to smoke.

Yes. Probably as early as late 2013 but probably early 2014.

No.

Not outdoors as far as I understand.

Basically they're wanting to treat it exactly like alcohol. So just like you can't walk down the street chugging a bottle of liquor, they're not going to let people walk around smoking blunts either.
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