Colorado governor won’t rule out banning marijuana again. Here’s why

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has two facts in front of him: Since 2014 crime has been rising in his state, outstripping the national trend, and since 2014 recreational use of marijuana has been legal.

Whether the two are connected is hotly debated — and if they are, then what? For the first time publicly, Hickenlooper told CNN he doesn’t rule out recriminalizing recreational marijuana, even if that’s a long shot.

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McLean, Scott and Weisfeldt, Sara. “Colorado governor won’t rule out banning marijuana again. Here’s why.” www.cnn.com. 20 April 2018. Web. 23 April 2018.