Thursday, January 2, 2014
For more than 70 years, the sale of marijuana for recreational use has been criminally prohibited in the United States. But the ban, as it has existed for decades, ended the first day of 2014 in Colorado.
Voters in Washington state also approved recreational marijuana but the state's recreational marijuana shops are expected to open later in the year.
Uruguay also became the first country in the world to create a legal, regulated marijuana market for adults in 2013.
Posted by Miguel Alzola at 9:36 AM