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Consider Colorado: How has legalized pot changed the state 4 years later?

Consider Colorado: How has legalized pot changed the state 4 years later?

Oct. 17, 2016 | BROOKE EDWARDS

But the first business my husband and I saw when we exited I-25 in the small town of Trinidad was CannaCo, a recreational pot shop and cultivation facility that sits next door to a Wal-Mart.

Coloradans voted to legalize marijuana for adults in 2012 under Amendment 64.

Washington also approved recreational pot that year, with Oregon, Alaska and Washington, D.C., soon to follow. Colorado was the first state to open shops in January 2014, though, making it ground zero for the nation’s growing legal cannabis movement.

Consider Colorado: How has legalized pot changed the state 4 years later?






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