Advocates In Denver, Home To Legal Marijuana, Seek Public Place To Smoke

Under a thicket of state, local and private regulations, marijuana use in the state at the forefront of legalization is banned from parks and sidewalks, airport smoking areas, hotel rooms, gallery events, nightclubs and nearly every other corner of public life.

COLORADO:  Whether bought from a downtown shop or cadged from a friend’s basement greenhouse, legal marijuana is easy to find in Colorado. Places to smoke it, not so much. Smoking in private homes and on front porches is allowed. But under a thicket of state, local and private regulations, marijuana use here, in a state Read the full article…

Private Cannabis Clubs Are Now Illegal In Washington

With the addition of a statewide ban on private cannabis clubs, by law, public consumption of pot is forbidden.

WASHINGTON:  There won’t be private cannabis clubs in Washington anytime soon. State lawmakers outlawed the establishment of such clubs, places where people could go to legally use marijuana. The ban caught legal pot advocates by surprise. In the waning days of the Washington legislative session,  an amendment  banning cannabis clubs was added to a bill, House Read the full article…

DC Bans Pot-Smoking In Bars, Activists Threaten Protest

A battle is shaping up in Washington, DC over the City Council's decision Tuesday to ban marijuana use in bars and at private events.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  A battle is shaping up in Washington, DC over the City Council’s decision Tuesday to ban marijuana use in bars and at private events. Initiative 71 supporters say they may protest the decision with a massive smoke-out on Apr. 20. “There’s a big reason to gather and use cannabis in defiance of the Read the full article…