Even President Obama appears to be ready to legalize marijuana. “As has been well documented, I smoked pot as a kid, and I view it as a bad habit and a vice, not very different from the cigarettes that I smoked as a young person up through a big chunk of my adult life. I don’t think it is more dangerous than alcohol” he told the New Yorker - which is hardly the same level of condemnation former Presidents expressed about the idea of legalizing cannabis for recreational enjoyment nation wide.
Colorado sold 148,238 pounds of marijuana flowers including 109,578 pounds of medical marijuana and 38,660 pounds of recreational weed. There were approximately 5,590,000 units of edible and non-edible marijuana infused products created including 1,964,917 units of medical marijuana edible (medible) products and 2,850,733 units of recreational weed edibles. The state oversaw the sale of 771,000 units of non-edible marijuana infused products were sold (including creams, lotions, and other topical agents including 412,000 units of non-edible medical marijuana topicals and 359,000 units of non-edible recreational weed topicals as well.
Republicans and Democrats are working together for a change - trying to find a way to avoid reimbursing residents with marijuana money and it may result in a new ballot initiative asking Colorado residents to allow pot taxes to be excluded from the constitutional provision for refunded taxes.