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With the January 1 kickoff for recreational marijuana sales in Colorado drawing ever nearer, we’re hearing more and more people within the cannabis community complaining about the city’s approach. A common perception is that Denver mayor Michael Hancock’s personal opposition to pot legalization is filtering down to city agencies and negatively coloring messaging, as epitomized by the unenthusiastic tone of the city’s official marijuana website. But a Hancock rep says nothing could be further from the truth and stresses the city’s efforts to make the launch go smoothly.
Denver Westword has the full story.