Governor John Hickenlooper certified the election results of Amendment 64 today, which allows people 21 and over to grow and smoke small amounts of pot. As Bente Birkeland reports, the Governor also signed an executive order creating a marijuana task force to help state lawmakers craft new regulations.

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