In 2012, Colorado and Washington became the first two U.S. states – and the first two jurisdictions in the world – to approve ending marijuana prohibition and legally regulating marijuana production,… Read More
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So Far, So Good: What We Know About Marijuana Legalization in Colorado, Washington, Alaska, Oregon and Washington, D.C.
This report provides comprehensive data on marijuana charges and arrests in Colorado before and after the passage of Amendment 64 in 2012. The report compiles and analyzes data from the county judicial districts, as… Read More
Overview Since the first retail marijuana stores opened on January 1st, 2014, the state of Colorado has benefitted from a decrease in crime rates, a decrease in traffic fatalities, an increase in tax revenue and… Read More
This fact sheet looks at the numbers post-marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington.
Since retail sales of marijuana and marijuana-infused products began in Colorado in 2014, efforts to ensure the safety and encourage the safe consumption of these products have been ongoing. Colorado law requires that… Read More
Status Report: Marijuana Regulation in Colorado After Six Months of Retail Sales and 18 Months of Decriminalization
With the passage of Amendment 64 in November 2012, Colorado became the first state to regulate the cultivation, manufacture and sale of marijuana for adults 21 and over. It is far too early to make any definitive… Read More
Amanda Reiman, Policy manager at DPA, talks with Cannabis Consciousness about the fine details of the marijuana regulation and taxation laws in Colorado and Washington, and the impact it will have on drug policy… Read More
This is the law that was passed by the voters in Colorado legalizing and regulating marijuana.
This report reveals that more than 200,000 people have been arrested for marijuana possession in Colorado since 1986. Police made more than half of those possession arrests in just the last 10 years. Other key… Read More
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