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Some 40,000 new laws across the country go into effect today.
In Colorado, it is now legal for those who are 21-years-old and older to buy marijuana for recreational use from retail stores.
In Delaware, it is now illegal to possess or sell shark fins.
And in many Wisconsin towns, so called "pedal pubs" are now legal — basically a pub crawl on wheels.
Jane Carroll Andrade, a spokesperson for the National Conference of State Legislatures joins Here & Now’s Robin Young to discuss some of the new state laws.
Missouri and Montana
This segment aired on January 1, 2014.