Thats Like Were Legalizing Pill Parties, Said Rachel Obryan, Who Opposes Marijuana Clubs And Ran An Unsuccessful Campaign To Defeat A Denver Social-use Measure Last Fall.

Thats because sponsors are trying to address concerns that pot clubs shouldnt allow medical marijuana use, along with other legal wrinkles. Telling people to socially use their medicine? Thats like were legalizing pill parties, said Rachel OBryan, who opposes marijuana clubs and ran an unsuccessful campaign to defeat a Denver social-use measure last fall. Theres also intense disagreement over whether establishing pot clubs would invite a federal crackdown. Some say the clubs would be too much for federal authorities to ignore; others insist the Justice Department would view clubs as a way to keep pot away from children, a priority according to previous Justice Department directions. Jeff Sessions is the big question mark right now, Democratic state Rep. Jonathan Singer said, referring to the newly minted, anti-marijuana U.S. attorney general. I think we need to send a medical marijuana message to him that Colorados doing it right. Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat who opposed pot legalization but is undecided on signing a bill to allow clubs, said hes not sure how the administration would respond to clubs.

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