Pot clubs open in Colorado for legal pot smoking

Friday, January 4, 2013
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Becky Yeh - California correspondent (OneNewsNow.com)

An anti-drug advocate asserts that marijuana activists are trying to make pot culturally acceptable with pot clubs that allow for indoor use.

Two pot clubs in Colorado that opened up after the state's governor signed recreational pot use into law are said to be the first legal venues in the nation. The pot clubs give marijuana users a place where they can smoke legally. The state's marijuana amendment does not allow for public use of pot, but attorneys for the pot clubs say these clubs are legal because they do notsell pot and it is not considered a food item or a drink.

James Lambert is an author and spokesman for MarijuanaHarmsFamilies. He says that such venues are only the beginning of a very harmful trend.

Lambert, James"This is going to be happening more and more, sad to say. It's an open endorsement of the whole culture of pot -- people sharing various forms of pot. It's bad enough having pot, and then when you have people say, Oh, we should openly legalize heroine and cocaine like they do in the Netherlands, it's very destructive."

Lambert asserts that since several states legalized marijuana in the last election, more of these pot clubs will follow.

In addition, the Denver Post reports that another pot club recently opened in the town of Del Norte.

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