PBS NewsHour

Colorado becomes first state to allow recreational marijuana

Clip: 01/01/2014 | 1m 35s

On the first of the new year, Colorado residents lined up at specialty shops across the state to legally purchase marijuana for recreational use for the first time. Buyers, age 21 and older, can only purchase small amounts of the retail pot at a time and can not consume it in public. Hari Sreenivasan reports.

Aired: 01/01/14

Rating: NR

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