Lorie Willis: Potheads ruining Breckenridge | SummitDaily.com

Lorie Willis: Potheads ruining Breckenridge

It is with a heavy heart that I write this letter. My husband and I have brought our four children to Breckenridge for family vacation for five years. We have so enjoyed the majesty of God’s creation, the precious people of Breckenridge and the safe, family environment. We travel with several other families and have treasured memories of our time in Breckenridge. Sadly, we will search for a new place to ski for our spring breaks. Due to the legalization of marijuana, it is no longer a safe place for our children. They were exposed to marijuana on several occasions. There were skiers skiing while high and putting other skiers at risk. The reason we began this tradition of a family ski trip during spring break was to keep our children with us and away from places like South Padre Island. Now, it appears, Breckenridge is the new South Padre.

I don’t see how potheads will be able to sustain the economy in Breck. The shops are upscale and classy. Many restaurants are higher end. I believe that it’s the families that are interested and able to support the economy in Breck. I think that you’ll find the potheads only want to ski and eat cheap.

It is my hope that the law will be repealed and Breck will be restored to the amazing place it once was – fun, safe, classy, family-friendly. Meanwhile, there are many other ski resorts from which to choose.

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