Marijuana

Marijuana community divide on Amendment 64 deep, wide, often nasty

Update below: Think everyone in the marijuana community is behind Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act? Think again. The measure has pitted advocates against advocates, frequently in online combat of the sort that recently turned the Coloradans 4 Cannabis Patient Rights Facebook group into a combat zone.
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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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