In Reversal, Denver Council Rejects Front-Porch Pot Ban

Good, and, frankly, somewhat surprising news for Denver tokers. The city council last night reversed itself and undid the ban on marijuana smoking in public view even if on one's own property. There will be one more vote on the ordinance next week.

According to KUSA TV, Councilwoman Susan Shepherd offered up an amendment to undo the ban, which had passed last week on a 7-5 vote. The vote last night to reverse was 7-6.

Shepherd suggested that rather than calling the police, neighbors try being neighborly. That would mean talking to your neighbor if his marijuana smoke bothers you, and dealing with your neighbor's concerns if your marijuana smoke bothers him.

Sounds reasonable.

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I cant able to understand the

I cant able to understand the correct reason behind the vote reverse.Any how Shepherd suggestion is quite reasonable.

smoking on the front porch

If the sight of seeing a neighbor smoke on their front porch gives you the urge to dial 911 , then maybe " you " are the problem .

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