From marijuana retail outlets to the Denver Police Department to businesses that are shifting their strategies to take advantage of pot tourism, Colorado's laws on recreational marijuana show what could happen in Washington later this year. But what do Colorado residents think of recreational marijuana?
We took to the streets to find out what people in Colorado are seeing in this land of legal weed, which is the fastest selling product since Denver Broncos gear.
But as look around not everyone is stoned and the air isn't filled with puffs of intoxicating smoke.
"I'd say before our neighbors would smoke sometimes in the yard and that's about the same," Erin Jaramillo said.
To get a better view of what these people say our lives might look like, there's no place in Denver to get a pulse of their concerns than to stop by the appropriately named Washington Park.
"A big change from before and then the medical marijuana so I have to say that was a difference," Jaramillo said.