Police Chiefs Say They’ll Go To The Feds If Pot Legalization Demands Aren’t Met

Posted: April 26, 2013 in local news, Politics, States Rights
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April 25, 2013 9:33 AM

denver.cbslocal.com

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. (CBS4) – Colorado’s police chiefs are demanding more restrictions on marijuana in our state, and they say if they aren’t listened to they will take their concerns to the federal government.

The Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police says a letter has been drafted and is ready to be sent to Attorney General Eric Holder if its demands about marijuana legalization — particularly those dealing with public safety — aren’t met.

After months of task force meetings and discussions, Colorado lawmakers are now faced with bills that will regulate Amendment 64, but there are still concerns the gears are moving too fast.

“To add new folks in the business until we have everything together that we need to have together we think would be a mistake,” said Ann Marie Jensen, a spokeswoman for the CACP during legislative testimony on Wednesday.

 

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