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Denver ballot measures head toward finish line

Author: Mike McKibbin - November 10, 2016 - Updated: November 10, 2016

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It may be possible to consume marijuana in certain approved locations in Denver in the near future, after voters seem to have given Initiative 300 their approval in the least Nov. 8 general election results from the Denver Elections Division. The initiative would call for a cannabis consumption pilot project in Denver, where certain private establishments would allow adult marijuana consumption in designated areas, under city restrictions and guidelines. The city would only issue permits to establishments that have received formal support from their officially recognized neighborhood organization or business-improvement district.

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Mike McKibbin

Mike McKibbin

Mike McKibbin is a Denver and Washington political reporter for The Colorado Statesman. A long-time Colorado-based journalist, he has worked as an editor and bureau reporter and won numerous Colorado Press Association and Associated Press awards. Follow him on Twitter @MikeMcKibbin7 and email mike@coloradostatesman.com.