Denver Direct: WE WAS “ROBB”ED

Tuesday, November 26, 2013


Also from Westword – As seen in the fotochop illustration above, City Councilwoman Jeanne Robb, who has confessed to pot smoking during a public hearing of medical marijuana dispensaries, could be featured as The Chronic Woman.

Councilwoman Jeanne Robb now has an amendment named after her – The Robb Amendment. This amendment redefines “public”, when it comes to smoking cannabis, to be anything that can be seen from a public space, e.g. your front yard, your back yard if you don’t have a privacy fence, and even the inside of your house if it can be seen through a window from a sidewalk or street.

Moreover, the draft defines “openly” and “publicly” as, respectively, “occurring or existing in a manner that is unconcealed, undisguised or obvious” and “occurring or existing in a public place; or occurring or existing in any outdoor location where the consumption of marijuana is clearly observable from a public place,” with the latter including but not limited to “streets and highways, transportation facilities, schools, places of amusement, parks, playgrounds and the common areas of public and private buildings or facilities.”

As usual, go to Westword for the whole story. Denver Post coverage here.