Reader: Powerful rich f*ckers didn't want Colorado to legalize marijuana

When we shared William Breathes's post about John Hickenlooper warning fellow governors to be cautious about legalizing marijuana, we asked readers why they thought Hick was so reluctant to embrace this new industry despite all the tax revenue it's generating. We received a slew of interesting responses, including this one.

L Vincent Miltenberger writes:

Don't forget about all of the lost revenue that the "prescription drug black market" has lost due to legal weed. There are a lot of powerful rich fuckers that didn't want to see this happen....

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