It's not yet a national holiday, but in terms of the effect it had on cannabis policy and changes that have rolled out across North America since, this is an anniversary worth taking a moment to note. It was on this day in 2012 that voters in Colorado and Washington voted to legalize marijuana.

Here's how 7 News in Denver reported on that day.

Banner Image by Flickr User Tomasz Stasiuk

h/t 7 News Denver