CANNABIS BUSINESS TIMES – Colo. Gov. Hickenlooper: “It’s the Wrong Time to Pull Back From This Experiment”

 In Legalization, Medical Marijuana, National News, Recreational Marijuana, Regulation

While Spicer was more circumspect when discussing medical marijuana, his comments about a stronger federal response to recreational marijuana — as well as his specious comparisons between marijuana and opioids — have elicited criticism from officials in states were recreational marijuana has been approved by voters.

“I opposed the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado. I spoke openly against it, but it passed in Colorado by 55% to 45%. It is now part of our constitution,” Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said during an MSNBC interview on Friday.



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