Marijuana

Marijuana: Amendment 64 opponents, backers fueled by controversial out-of-state money

Update below: While Washington and Oregon have marijuana measures on the November ballot, Colorado's Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, continues to attract more than its share of national attention -- and money from national organizations. Indeed, even as 64 opponents decry the out-of-state dollars fueling pro-Regulate forces, they're collecting cash from an outside outfit who critics say has links to beatings and rape.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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