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Denver's pot and parenting columnist on being a mom who smokes




Marijuana is stored in bins for trimming and packaging in preparation to be sold retail at 3D Cannabis Center, in Denver.
Marijuana is stored in bins for trimming and packaging in preparation to be sold retail at 3D Cannabis Center, in Denver.
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Right now, recreational marijuana is legal in Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington and the District of Columbia.

This fall, voters in California may make it legal too. Some proponents say legalization can be great for the economy, but some critics worry about public safety. And what about its effect on kids?

Brittany Driver is the pot and parenting columnist for The Denver Post's online publication The Cannabist. She's also featured in a new documentary out this week called Rolling Papers:

Driver spoke with Take Two's Alex Cohen about the issues she's wrestled with as a parent who's an open consumer of marijuana and how The Cannabist's pot and parenting column got started.

To hear the full interview with Brittany Driver, click the link above.