1:41 p.m. EST March 6, 2015FLORENCE, ITALY – FEBRUARY 16: In this photo illustration, a detail of the proposed Tuscany Region bill to introduce in Italy cannabis among the drugs for pain relief therapies on February 16, 2011 in Florence, Italy. Regional Councillor of the Democratic Party Enzo Brogi is proposing a a new law for the Region of Tuscany that allows the use of cannabinoid substances in pain treatment and end of life. The purchase of cannabinoid drugs would be charged to the regional health service and be provided in health facilities and home use under medical supervision. This law signed by some members of the Democratic Party could be adopted by May and would be the first law of its kind in Italy. (Photo by Laura Lezza/Getty Images)(Photo: Laura Lezza, Getty Images)Six Colorado county sheriffs are suing their governor over the state’s recreational marijuana law, and law enforcement officials from Kansas and Nebraska are also fighting the legislation.Colorado’s recreational marijuana business lit up after voters made it legal 14 months ago, CBS News’ Mark Strassmann reports.Stores like Medicine Man in Aurora, just outside Denver, generated more than $300 million in sales last year alone. But pot is still considered illegal under federal drug laws.Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith said his deputies feel handcuffed.”If I defend and uphold the rights of an individual under Colorado Constitution to have marijuana, then that puts me in violation of my oath of office on the federal end,” Smith said.Smith called it a “crisis of conscience,” and the lawsuit asks a federal judge to strike down the law and close more than 300 licensed retail marijuana stores.”There is nothing that requires Colorado to enforce federal marijuana laws,” Marijuana Policy Project communication director Mason Tvert said.”Colorado is taking steps to control it. These guys are taking steps to bring back an underground market,” Tvert said.It’s estimated that nearly half of Colorado’s recreational marijuana buyers come from other states, where pot is illegal. Law enforcement officials from Nebraska and Kansas, two of Colorado’s neighbors, have joined the suit, saying … – Click Here To Visit Article Source