Colorado’s Pueblo County rejects measure to ban rec marijuana
Pueblo County, Colorado, voters rejected a ballot initiative that would have shut and banned all recreational marijuana operations in the county, a decision that allows the MJ industry to dodge a development that could have had statewide ramifications.
If Ballot Question 200 had passed, a major marijuana supply source would have dried up, dozens of businesses would have had to close and scores of workers would have lost their jobs.
Instead, the initiative was voted down by 56% of voters, according to results from the county.
Voters in the city of Pueblo also rejected a second,