Tag Archive | "Marijuana"

Tonight: Debates, dispensaries and the demon weed

Wednesday, August 18, 2010


For free entertainment, head for the downtown library to listen to Sean Paige, Tom Gallagher, Mark Waller, and Dan May square off in passionate debate at 7:00 p.m. The subject:Marijuana dispensaries. Will there be tendentious position-defining? Meaningless posturing? Bewildered, clueless politicians and/or law enforcement officials? A packed house, thanks to folks with a dog in […]

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Marijuana, mercantilism and my cornfield

Monday, March 1, 2010


Sen. Chris Romer (D-Denver) is not the first politician to see the, um, revenue potential in the de facto legalization of marijuana, but he’s grabbed the issue with all the enthusiasm of the newly-converted. As the Denver Post reported Thursday: “Sen. Chris Romer, D-Denver, said he intends to amend a bill that creates regulations for […]

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City Council, Fellini, and Spinal Tap

Wednesday, February 24, 2010


“It’s like a Fellini movie!” said a delighted caller yesterday evening. I knew what he was talking about  – like me, he was taking a break from the Olympics to watch our intrepid city council members, as they wrestled feebly with issues so bizarre, so unseemly and so surreal that they seemed not just Fellini-esque, […]

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