Though Colorado was the first state to legalize recreational cannabis – paving the way for other states to do so – it was not a simple transition from prohibition to legalization. It has taken years of tweaking the laws governing legal cannabis to get to where they are now – and even today, they are still making substantial changes that should have been made years ago. A new bill has been introduced in the state House of Representatives that hopes to rectify one major issue – namely, providing tourists and those who don’t own a private residence with a place to legally smoke cannabis.
“Coloradans voted for the freedom to choose cannabis as an alternative. But we have not extended similar liberties to the consumption aspect of cannabis legalization. With this legislation, we are upholding the will of voters