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Denver Legalizes Marijuana

Rocky Mountain News: Election

It's still technically illegal, thanks to State and Federal laws, but it's a symbolic victory.

Marijuana advocates scored a breathtaking victory in the Mile High City as Denver voters legalized adult possession of small amounts of marijuana.

"I think it just goes to show that people in Denver were fed up with a law that prohibited adults from making a rational, safer decision regarding what they put into their bodies," said Mason Tvert, the 23-year- old Denver man who spearheaded the Initiative 100 campaign.