Colorado Governor Vetoes Marijuana ‘Tasting Rooms’ Proposal

Colorado's governor vetoed a bill to allow marijuana retailers to set up "tasting rooms," dashing hopes that the state would be the first to adopt a system letting consumers use marijuana in public spaces.

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DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s governor on Monday vetoed a bill to allow marijuana retailers to set up “tasting rooms,” dashing hopes that the state would be the first to adopt a system letting consumers use marijuana in public spaces. Gov. John Hickenlooper has objected to similar bills in the past, arguing it could prompt a federal crackdown. He stayed quiet on the issue during the legislative session this year but wasn’t satisfied with the scaled-back…

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