Colorado Ski Town Decriminalizes Weed


(AP) Breckenridge made pot legal, Denver rejected a get-tough proposal on unlicensed drivers, and tax hikes were turned back around the state Tuesday in municipal elections that appeared to show a public in an anti-government mood.

In Breckenridge, 72 percent of voters in early returns voted to make up to 1 ounce of marijuana legal for adults over 21. The measure is largely symbolic - pot possession is still against state law - but supporters said they wanted to send a message to local law enforcement to stop busting small-time pot smokers.