Byron Willems: Voice your opinion
November 24, 2009
To the editor:
Our state senator, Al White, said: "We don't allow people to simply open up a shop and sell controlled substances like Valium or Oxycontin — that's why they call them 'controlled substances.' So, why are we allowing that to happen with medical marijuana?"
The fact is many Colorado towns are considering outright bans or already have enacted outright bans on medical marijuana dispensaries — Colorado Springs, Greely, Boulder, Broomfield, Superior and Trinidad, just to name a few.
If you agree that Craig does not need a medical marijuana dispensary — or if you think a medical marijuana dispensary is good for Craig — please come let your opinion be known. At the very least, take time to call a Craig City Council member and express your opinion.
What is your opinion? The City Council needs to hear it.
The second and final reading of the medical marijuana ordinance will be at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Craig City Hall.
Craig City Council member