City campaign roundup: What do the candidates say about recreational pot?
What do the candidates seeking a City Council seat or the mayor’s post in the April 2 Colorado Springs election have to say about recreational marijuana?
We asked them this question in our candidate questionnaire: What’s your stance on allowing recreational marijuana shops within the city limits, or referring a measure to the ballot to allow voters to decide?
Here’s what each said:
Athena Roe: “I have spoken with emergency room physicians at our local hospitals and it is clear that the potent strains have caused overdoses, and more patients in the ER’s…. I am against allowing recreational marijuana shops in our community.”
Bill Murray (incumbent): “Four years ago, I ran on referring a measure to the ballot to allow voters to decide!…Original Source: Colorado Springs Independent