CO governor to convene marijuana task force

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

DENVER (AP) -- Colorado's governor is planning a marijuana task force while the state awaits federal response to a vote earlier this month to allow recreation use of the drug.

A spokesman for Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper said the task force will include state lawmakers, marijuana advocates and state agencies that could be affected by the vote.

Hickenlooper and officials from Washington state have asked for federal guidance on the marijuana votes. But there is no announcement yet whether the federal government plans to sue to block implementation of the pot measures. Washington's takes effect next week.

Colorado's pot task force would recommend possible legislation about the measure. The governor's spokesman said more details would be announced later.


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  • by Szabla Location: Location on Nov 28, 2012 at 09:18 AM
    Who cares what the feds say? This is State issue, we are the ones to keep it or toss it. We don't need Obama butting his nose were he has no authority at all. Stand up for the 10th Amendment.
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