Tag: Amendment 64
It is a fact that where pot is illegal across the board, there is less abuse by teens because they FEAR the consequences.
The pro-Amendment 64 forces in Colorado are composed of two kinds of people–potheads, and those who have been duped by potheads. The second group has been duped by passionate, focused potheads into believing that Amendment 64 is about something other than a personal proclivity for getting stoned.
First of all, Federal Law is in conflict with state laws that legalize pot. Whether or not you agree with this, the biggest impact will be on the most important role of the Federal Government, and that is to protect and defend our borders and our people. There are stringent prohibitions against drug use in the United States Military, and penalties for breaking the rules are serious.
When pot practitioners flooded towns like Nederland, Telluride, Breckenridge, Steamboat Springs, et al., marijuana became commensurate with the Centennial State. A population of giggling munchers has been with us for a long time, but now, nearly 40 years after John Denver serenaded sweetly about the wacky weed, Coloradans are on the verge of making the smoking of pot a protected human right.