The Colorado Springs Gazette editorial: Experts want correction from Hickenlooper

One judge and a group of scientists from Harvard, the University of Colorado and other institutions want a correction from Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper.

“We hope that you will clear the air and correct the record in your next media appearance,” they wrote.

They objected to Hickenlooper’s Feb. 26 appearance on “Meet the Press,” in which the governor indicated he might vote for recreational pot legalization if it appeared on the ballot today.

“I’m getting close,” Hickenlooper said. “…we didn’t see a spike in teenage use. If anything it’s come down in the last year. And we’re getting anecdotal reports of less drug dealers. I mean, that’s, to get rid of that black market ….”

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