A Colorado group is pushing for an exception to marijuana laws that would enable airline passengers to get high before boarding. Members of SAFER—Safer Alternative For Enjoyable Recreation—successfully lobbied to decriminalize marijuana possession in Denver, and now they want travelers to be permitted to toke up in the smoking lounge of Denver International Airport. Mason Tavert, SAFER’s executive director, cites the recent spate of alcohol-fueled air-rage incidents, and argues that pot would help passengers relax. “This madness has got to stop,” Tavert said. “And we’re providing a very viable solution.”
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