• December 2, 2020

Even conservative regions considering legalization

 Even conservative regions considering legalization

Conservative Colorado Springs may reconsider its ban on recreational cannabis as cash flows to the city’s neighbors.

The Los Angeles Times takes a look at shifting perspectives in one of the most conservative parts of Colorado.

Polling suggests that Colorado Springs voters would support allowing retail marijuana businesses. Could a proposed retail cannabis initiative in this right-leaning hot pocket of Colorado become a reality? It’ll be interesting to watch!

Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus served as the Senior Statehouse Reporter for the Colorado Springs Gazette where he co-launched ColoradoPolitics.com, covering politics, the governor’s office, the Colorado Legislature, Congress, and federal, state and local governments. He joined in November 2016 from The Durango Herald. The Washington Post twice named Marcus one of the top state-based political and legislative reporters in the nation. He also has won over a dozen awards from the Colorado Press Association. In prior positions, Marcus worked for the Colorado Statesman, a Denver-based political weekly, and The Denver Daily News, a former free daily newspaper in Denver, where he covered City Hall, politics, and had an entertainment column. Before that, Marcus worked for the Longmont Times-Call. An Ithaca College graduate, Marcus studied journalism and creative writing, before moving to Colorado from New York in 2004.

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