FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Top News

Crowds Flock to Legal Marijuana Stores in Colo.

January 02, 2014  | 

In a historic swirl of commerce and cannabis, the world's first stores licensed to sell marijuana legally to anyone 21 or older opened in Colorado on Wednesday, the Denver Post reports.

From Telluride to Denver, thousands of people cheerfully stood in lines for hours to buy legal marijuana after presenting nothing more than identification.

Marijuana activists hailed the day as a watershed in their effort to overturn anti-cannabis laws. Store owners — several of whom said the turnout exceeded even their own ambitious expectations — feared running out of supply.

Police reported no problems with the crowds, and government officials marveled at the calm.

Tags: Marijuana, Legalizing Drugs


Comments (3)

Displaying 1 - 3 of 3

Chuck @ 1/2/2014 4:30 PM

Who writes this stuff anyway? just exactly who are these "government officials" are they "top men" "G" men, revenuers? are the government social workers, welfare workers, are they from the pentagon, military. just who are the governmental workers that are so marveled and overcome by joy at a bunch of people standing in line "for hours" so they can buy marijuana? Wonder if they would be just as overcome with marvel and amazement if these same people were to stand in line for hours trying to get a job?????

Whatajoke @ 1/6/2014 4:04 AM

Does anyone know if I can get my marijuana cost covered under Obamacare?

Chief @ 1/7/2014 6:35 AM

Chuck, Chuck, Chuck, you are SOOO naive. They are people with serious medical conditions that need treatment. It's called Ineedus tobe stoneus, a condition that prevents them from getting a job.

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Video: Police Supporters Block Westboro Protesters at Omaha Officer's Funeral
Hundreds of supporters came to the funeral of slain Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco to...
Streamlight Renews Annual C.O.P.S. Sponsorship, Donates $130,500
Streamlight Inc. renewed its sponsorship of Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.), which...
Cleveland to Overhaul Police Use-of-Force Policy Under Federal Consent Decree
Officers will be held to higher standards on unholstering and firing their weapons and no...
Mississippi Corrections Officer Dies in Crash
Sgt. Iris Smith, 53, of the Mississippi Department of Corrections died instantly when the...
New Mexico Officer Shot and Killed, Suspect in Custody
A Rio Rancho, N.M., police officer died at the hospital after being shot late Monday...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine