5 Interesting Facts on Marijuana Policy in Colorado

Posted by Sagar Satapathy on September 22, 2014.

Like many other states in the United States, Colorado too has different set of laws and guidelines for the use of marijuana, which has been streamlined under Colorado Amendment 64. The law passed on November 6, 2012, addresses "personal use and regulation of marijuana" for adults of 21 and above. The law also covers commercial cultivation, manufacture, and sale of marijuana in Colorado.

Here are some interesting facts about Marijuana Policy in Colorado:

1) Adults of 21 and above can grow up to six cannabis plants (with no more than half being mature flowering plants) privately in a locked space. Marijuana is produced from cannabis. They legally possess all cannabis from the plants as long they stay at the same place.

2) Consumption of marijuana is in accordance with the law that permits the use of alcohol. Marijuana is not permissible at places as per the Colorado law.

3) The citizens of 21 and above can possess only one ounce of marijuana during the travel. They can also give as a gift up to one ounce of marijuana to other citizens of same age group.

4) Visitors and tourists in Colorado can purchase and use marijuana, but they cannot it take it out of the state. Marijuana is prohibited at the Denver International Airport.

5) As per the Amendment 20 passed on November 7, 2000, approved patients with written medical consent can possess up to 2 ounces of medical cannabis. They can also cultivate no more than six cannabis plants.

comments powered by Disqus