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Colo. Voters Legalize Pot, State Anxious Over Gov't Reaction

  • Aired: 11/16/2012
  • 07:48
  • Rating: E
On Election Day, Colorado voters approved a ballot initiative making recreational marijuana legal, to be regulated and taxed by the state. But law enforcement officials anticipate regulation will be difficult, even with legalization, because pot is still illegal at the federal level. Colorado Public Radio's Megan Verlee reports.
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