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Colorado Celebrates Legalization Anniversary: Massive Drop in Arrests and Millions in Tax Revenue

More than three years have passed since Colorado residents voted to legalize marijuana, which immediately allowed adults to possess and cultivate limited amounts of marijuana. This past New Year’s Day marked the two year anniversary of adults being able to legally buy marijuana in Colorado.  The policy is still in its formative stage, but the first year after marijuana sales started in Colorado went very well and we continue to see the good shape of things to come.

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Medical Marijuana Mom's Son Seized After He Talks About Pot's Benefits

A mother already suffering from a debilitating medical condition now must fight the state of Kansas to  maintain her parental rights.

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Colorado's First Year of Legal Pot Was a Major Success

It will soon be a full year in which adults were allowed to purchase marijuana from state-regulated dispensaries in Colorado.

We’ve already passed the two-year mark allowing adults to possess an ounce of marijuana and use privately.  Some Coloradans have chosen to cultivate marijuana legally for the last two years.Other than these groundbreaking policies, what’s really changed?

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Colorado's Governor Wants to Spend Tax Revenue on Anti-Marijuana Campaigns

The following article originally appeared on the Drug Policy Alliance Blog

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Why I Participated in the Trail-Blazing Act of Buying Pot at a Store

Retail stores across Colorado sold nonmedical marijuana to adults for the first time [last] Wednesday. As someone who has worked on reforming marijuana laws for nearly three years, I decided to take part as a customer and get in line.

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Legal Weed, One Year Later: Thousands Not Arrested for Marijuana, Millions of Dollars Saved

One year ago, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed an executive order ratifying the overwhelming victory Amendment 64, the nation’s first statewide vote to end marijuana prohibition. At that moment the personal use, possession and home-cultivation of small amounts of marijuana became legal in the Centennial State for adults 21 years of age and older.

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