AMENDMENT 64 FAQ
Yes, we made history November 2012 by legalizing marijuana under Colorado law. The historic Amendment 64 was enacted into law by 55% of the voters of Colorado and went into effect December 10, 2012. This is the definitive Amendment 64 FAQ created by the primary authors of Amendment 64. If you do not find your marijuana or cannabis related question here, please submit a question below.
Overall, Amendment 64:
- makes the private use, and limited possession and home-growing of marijuana legal under Colorado law for adults 21 years of age and older;
- establishes a system in which marijuana is regulated, taxed, and distributed similarly to alcohol starting October 2013; and
- requires the state legislature to permit the cultivation, processing, and sale of industrial hemp.