Ten things near schools more dangerous than medical marijuana dispensaries

We hear it all the time from the anti-cannabis crowd: "We've got to think of the kids!" It's the chief argument behind federal letters sent out over the last year shutting down dispensaries within 1,000 feet of schools. But what about the other, much more pressing risks that can be found just as close to schools in Denver? Below, we've come up with a lighthearted list of things ranking much higher on the danger scale than legal marijuana sales. 10. Colfax avenue If anything should scare East High parents in Denver, it's the road directly in front of their child's school. East High school lets kids out on to one of America's greatest roadways of crack dealers, hookers, drunks and pimps.

Frankly, I think it gives the kids some character to look back on...just so long as they don't turn into a hooker, drug dealer, drunk or pimp.

9. The front stairs.

As this hysterically mean video shows, Mother Nature (and junior high kids who don't warn each other of impending doom) can be a cruel bitch sometimes. I've never twisted my ankle or slammed my hip into the hard, frozen pavement from slipping on frozen marijuana that fell from the sky.

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(Note: I would gladly welcome slipping on frozen marijuana falling from the sky so long as I could make ice hash from it afterward.)

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