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Gazette Premium Content Denver council's new bill on marijuana smoking says front yards are OK

By Jeremy P. Meyer, The Denver Post Published: November 13, 2013
By Jeremy P. Meyer, The Denver Post Published: November 13, 2013

Denver residents would be allowed to smoke marijuana on their properties, even their front lawns, under a new set of rules given preliminary approval Tuesday. Denver City Council has been grappling with how to define "open and public" consumption, finally reaching agreement on where people can...

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Denver residents would be allowed to smoke marijuana on their properties, even their front lawns, under a new set of rules given preliminary approval Tuesday.

Denver City Council has been grappling with how to define "open and public" consumption, finally reaching agreement on where people can legally consume the drug that in January will be sold to adults in retail stores.

The upshot?

Consumption is illegal everywhere unless on private property that you own, lease or rent or have been given approval to consume by the owner.

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