federal and state marijuana laws
At the beginning of 2013, Colorado Representative Jared Polis jumped into Washington DC with all bongs blazing and introduced a controversial new bill aimed at abolishing the current state of marijuana prohibition across the United States.
Marijuana legislation continues to flourish across much of the United States. Recent statistics show that 40 states and the District of Columbia are in the throes of developing pot-pro legislation regarding the recreational and medicinal use of cannabis.
On Colorado's northeast plains, advocates of secession from the state have managed to put the question before voters in 11 counties this November -- potentially bringing a split-the-state initiative to statewide vote by November 2014.
There is a fine line between probable cause and full-blown harassment, and the line is becoming thinner in states bordering those that have recently legalized marijuana.