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Tonight: Debates, dispensaries and the demon weed

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

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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

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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

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“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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