Smith: Just say no to marijuana on Breckenridge’s Main Street |

Smith: Just say no to marijuana on Breckenridge’s Main Street

I figured this might happen at some point — marijuana special interests wanting more money. It seems that preserving our town’s history and heritage has been delegated to a small group of pot smokers who apparently can’t tolerate any inconvenience in their quest to chemically alter their brains ­— all while the Breckenridge mayor and town council avoid leadership at all costs. This town council is a big disappointment. The decision to not allow pot sales on Main Street is about as easy as it gets. Yet, our hopelessly paralyzed town council can’t seem to understand that our town’s character should not be for sale. Is it too much to ask that our local marijuana users pick up their next stash down on Airport Drive? I don’t think so. If we intend to abandon representative government and instead hold a vote for every easy decision then let’s have the first ballot question be: “Shall the current Breckenridge mayor and Town Council be fired (with their salaries returned to the taxpayers who paid them) and replaced by one elections clerk?”

Dan Smith


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