However, as more young people use alcohol and marijuana, they're also regarding those two substances as less dangerous.
El Paso recreational cannabis customers have to either shop in the quaint resort town of Manitou Springs, or take I-25 south to Pueblo or north to Denver.
In Boulder, 13 people have applied and four were eligible for an expungement. In Denver, 48 people have applied so far.
The program will help people vacate convictions for any marijuana offense now legal under state law. The city estimates around 10,000 convictions could be eligible.
Hickenlooper has managed to keep people guessing over the years about how he really feels about legal marijuana.
Virtually every aspect of life in the Centennial State has been transformed in some way over the governor's two terms in charge.
One of the biggest issues officials saw in those early days of 2014? People taking way too high a dose of edibles.
Even though there haven't been rigorous human studies with CBD, the market for the purportedly anxiety- and pain-relieving, THC-free marijuana product is already huge.