Feb 23, 2014 Now that weed is legal in Colorado to residents (and tourists!) over 21, a beer nerd on the subreddit /r/COBeer has begun brewing with it. May 16, 2016 Marijuana and hops are very similar in appearance and sometimes smell. But do the similarities go deeper. For years, the ability of some cannabis strains to render a sedative effect on the user has been explained in the popular media simply as the difference between.