Denver Campaign for Social Marijuana Use Submits 10k Signatures

Denver Campaign for Social Marijuana Use Submits 10k Signatures

DENVER, CO — Supporters for a campaign to allow some social consumption of marijuana in Denver have submitted more than double the number of signatures needed to place the measure before voters this November.

The Denver Campaign for Limited Social Use submitted more than 10,000 signatures Monday in support of their proposed city-wide initiative that would allow limited social use — but not sale — of marijuana at commercial establishments in that are restricted to adults 21 and older.

The organization needs 4,726 valid signatures of registered city voters in order to qualify for the November 2015 ballot. The city clerk now has 25 days to certify the petition.

Under the proposed measure, businesses that have a licence to sell alcohol for onsite consumption, such as bars and…

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