What did Amendment 64 do?

What did Amendment 64 do?

A Colorado Marijuana Legalization Amendment, also known as Amendment 64, was on the November 6, 2012 ballot in Colorado as an initiated constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure legalized marijuana in the state.

When did Amendment 64 Pass in Colorado?

The policies took effect when the Governor ratified the ballots, which was to happen within 30 days of the election. Governor John Hickenlooper officially added the law to his state’s constitution on Monday December 10, 2012 making the private consumption of marijuana legal in Colorado.

What did Amendment 20 do for Colorado?

In 2000, Colorado voters approved Amendment 20 legalizing medical marijuana. In November 2012, Colorado voters approved Amendment 64 legalizing recreational marijuana possession for adults. The measure also required the state to establish a regulatory structure for retail marijuana.

How many articles does the Colorado Constitution have?

29 articles
No one general assembly is allowed to propose amendments to more than six of the Colorado Constitution’s 29 articles.

Why was the 26th Amendment passed?

Responding to arguments that those old enough to be drafted for military service, should be able to exercise the right to vote, Congress lowered the voting age as part of the Voting Rights Act of 1970. Endorsed by Speaker Carl Albert of Oklahoma, the amendment passed the House by a vote of 401 to 19, on March 23, 1971.

How many amendments does the Colorado Constitution have?

As of 2020, the constitution has been amended at least 166 times….Constitution of Colorado.

Constitution of the State of Colorado
Chambers Bicameral Colorado General Assembly
Executive Governor of Colorado
Judiciary Judiciary of Colorado, headed by the Colorado Supreme Court
Amendments 166 as of 2020

What does co Constitution mean?

Coconstitutionalism is where two institutional cultures exist in a complex semi-autonomous relationship to each other.