Mon Oct 22, 2012, 12:41 PM
DreamSmoker (831 posts)
Colorado tax enforcer tells ’60 Minutes’: Weed beat the recession in Denver
In a 13-minute segment broadcast Sunday night, CBS’s “60 Minutes” explored Colorado’s budding medical marijuana industry, and heard from a former drug cop turned tax enforcer who insisted that the industry has helped Denver beat the recession.
That runs contrary to President Barack Obama’s logic: he said in 2010 that legalizing marijuana is not “a good strategy to grow our economy.”
But the economic impact on Denver? According to Matt Cook, a former narcotics officer who oversees enforcement at the Colorado Department of Revenue, “it’s huge.”
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Tue Oct 23, 2012, 09:25 PM
felix_numinous (5,198 posts)
4. There is no truer Grass Roots Issue
than the legalization of Cannabis and Hemp, because this is the will of the people. Legalization is going to happen not from the top down (the feds) but from the state levels up.