Written by Rick Sallinger for CBS News.
This is a tale of dueling ballot initiatives. Both call for expanding where marijuana can be used socially in Denver, but in different ways.
One ballot proposal would allow it in certain bars and other businesses. It is called the Neighborhood Supported Cannabis Consumption Pilot Initiative Program. Mason Tvert is one of the backers who successfully brought legalized marijuana to Colorado.
“We felt that adults using cannabis should have the same rights and abilities as other adults who consume alcohol,” said Tvert.
The initiative he supports would allow vaping, but no marijuana cigarette smoking inside, only outside under strict conditions such as away from others especially children.