Vail Daily letter: Just ban pot shops |

Vail Daily letter: Just ban pot shops

Buddy Sims
Vail, CO, Colorado

Good front page article by Lauren Glendenning on Oct. 3 letting the community know about the new Eagle Medical Marijuana Business Alliance (EMMBA), free food and beer at Paddy’s, voter registration at the event, and that the EMMBA has not registered as a PAC or issue group with the Colorado secretary of state in violation of election laws.

For a future Vail Daily article, can I suggest to have Ms. Glendenning look into why the towns of Avon, Vail, Gypsum and Grand Junction have banned medical marijuana stores in their towns. These mayors, town councils and their attorneys are not operating in a vacuum, and I feel their explanation from their government’s side needs to get out.

Our county commissioners have the ability to ban these stores as allowed under Colorado state law but have pushed the management decision down the street to the voters in November. Our commissioners were elected to make these decisions, but obviously will not take on this responsibility for


Buddy Sims


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