Jan 1 6:46 PM

12 new and noteworthy laws taking effect across the US in 2014

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signs gun control legislation in April, 2013.
Steven Senne/AP Photo.
The Stream (Al Jazeera)

Colorado's new laws regarding recreational marijuana are grabbing national headlines, but that measure is only one of hundreds of new laws to go into effect across the country on January 1. The Stream takes a look at a few of the noteworthy, and some unconventional, ones below.

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