The marijuana measure passed by Colorado voters this week is in direct violation of federal law and Colorado's governor expects to hear what the federal government plans to do about it Friday afternoon.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper plan an afternoon conference call to talk about the constitutional amendment passed by Colorado voters Tuesday. The amendment would allow adults over 21 to possess small amounts of marijuana.
Hickenlooper has said the federal government probably won't allow large-scale commercial marijuana sales. The Justice Department has issued statements saying federal law bans marijuana and that the marijuana measures passed in Colorado and Washington are under review.
Hickenlooper announced no plans to address the public Friday after his call with Holder.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.