Marijuana

Marijuana: George Soros link to Amendment 64 claimed, disputed

Billionaire George Soros is a frequent conservative target for donating big bucks to liberal causes (of course, conservatives have munificent billionaires of their own -- but that's another story). Now, Smart Colorado, a group opposing Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, sees Soros's fingerprints on the pro-pot campaign, citing as evidence a recent fundraising letter for the Drug Policy Alliance. The DPA counters by denying that Soros has donated to Amendment 64 thus far -- although his contributions would be welcomed.
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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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