Denver Activists Restart Push For Private Marijuana Clubs

· Mar. 25, 2016, 10:11 pm

Denver cannabis activists are relaunching the effort to get marijuana clubs in the city.

The group Responsible Use Denver submitted language Friday for a voter initiative to create private marijuana social clubs, and to allow pot use at special events with a permit.

Marijuana clubs would not be allowed to sell the drug, or to have a license to sell alcohol or food.

Last year backers of a similar measure collected enough signatures to put it on the ballot, but withdrew it in favor of working with the city officials on a social marijuana use policy.

Once the city has reviewed the language of this year’s initiative, supporters will need to gather 5,000 signatures to get it before voters.

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