Marijuana in Colorado
Marijuana is the dried leaves, flowers, seeds, stems and extracted resin from cannabis plants. The information on this website pertains to marijuana as defined in Amendment 64 to Colorado’s constitution, legalizing marijuana for recreational use by adults within the state in 2012. Legalized marijuana is often referred to as retail marijuana.
Medical marijuana was legalized in Colorado through Amendment 20 to Colorado’s constitution in 2000. Medical marijuana is for patients with certain medical conditions. This information on this website doesn’t specifically relate to medical marijuana, so please visit other state agency sites for more information.