Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Editor: Douglas A. Berman
Moritz College of Law

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Set your DVR for 60 Minutes tonight for (another) broadcast on medical marijuana in Colorado

60 minAs detailed at this link, the renowned CBS news program 60 Minutes is planning to broadcast this evening a feature on the medical marijuana industry in Colorado.  I am pretty sure this is just a re-broadcast of a piece that 60 Minutes ran last year before the state's recreational marijuana voter initiative passed, but I expect that the piece will be updated to reflect all the significant legal developments in Colorado and elsewhere throughout 2013.  Here is how the this 60 Minutes webite sets up what we can expect to see:

Preview: Rocky Mountain High

Of all the states that have legalized the growing and selling of medical marijuana, none has more at stake than Colorado where a thriving industry has created jobs and revenue but, as Steve Kroft reports, it's still against federal law. Watch Kroft's report Sunday, Sept. 15 at 7:30 p.m. ET and 7 p.m. PT.

In addition, one can already see via think link some of the additional materials produced in conjunction with this segment in a "60 Minutes Overtime" video with this set up:

Marijuana like you've never seen it before

What's next for medical marijuana? Hint: it doesn't involve a match, pipe or rolling papers. Some of it doesn't even get you high.

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