Legal Recreational Pot In Colorado: A Year In Review

COLORADO:  Last week, Oklahoma and Nebraska sued Colorado, hoping the U.S. Supreme Court will rule that legalized recreational marijuana is unconstitutional due to its impact on neighboring states.

Colorado is marking one year since it became the first state to allow recreational pot. It was a year of highs and lows, as Colorado sought to figure out exactly how it should work, reports CBS News correspondent Barry Petersen.

If skeptics wondered about the popularity of pot, on January 1, Colorado residents answered with their wallets. Lines that first day stretched around the block.

But Colorado’s governor, John Hickenlooper, who opposed legalization, was still skeptical when CBS News spoke with him in February.


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