Recreational marijuana has been legal in Colorado for about a month now. Well, sort of. There’s still no place to buy it legally. So, anyone who doesn’t want to grow pot themselves is going to have to wait about a year for retail shops. That’s because state and local officials must tackle regulations for this new industry first. Governor John Hickenlooper assembled a task force to do this, and its members meet for the second time on Monday, Colorado Public Radio reporter Ben Markus is following the story and speaks with host Ryan Warner.
[Users light up at the Capitol after Amendment 64 is signed into law. Photo: MVerlee/CPR]
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