Ourinterview with NORML executive director Allen St. Pierre
about Governor John Hickenlooper sayingColorado voter's were reckless
when they legalized marijuana generated lots of vitriol aimed at Hick. But this reader apparently feels the guv's choice of words could have been a lot stronger.
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I think the results of legalization speak for themselves. A massive black market, Colombian drug gangs using dispensaries to launder money, numerous explosions from stoners making hash and the lies of massive tax infusions for the schools (tax receipts are barely half of what was promised).
It's time to put the vote back in front of the people so that we can end the nightmare that is legal dope.
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