To promote an open and productive dialog among the citizens, below are links to a few state and national organizations that are for, against or neutral on the legalization of marijuana.
As well, links have been provided to various in-depth studies about the legal marijuana industry.
This list is not exhaustive and will be actively updated as Hudson examines the issue of legalization of recreational marijuana in Town.
Wikipedia: Cannabis in Colorado (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cannabis_in_Colorado)
ORGANIZATIONS AGAINST LEGAL RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA
- Smart Colorado (http://smartcolorado.org/)
- Smart Approaches to Marijuana (https://learnaboutsam.org/)
- Marijuana Anonymous- Colorado (https://www.marijuana-anonymous.org/meetings/in-person/us/co)
- Drug Free America Foundation, Inc (https://dfaf.org/)
- Rise Above Colorado (http://www.riseaboveco.org/index.html)
- Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (www.rmhidta.org)
ORGANIZATIONS FOR LEGAL RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA
- Colorado Norml (http://www.coloradonorml.org/)
- Marijuana Industry Group (http://marijuanaindustrygroup.org/)
- Marijuana Policy Project (https://www.mpp.org/)
- Colorado Cannabis Chamber of Commerce (http://www.cocannabischamber.com/about)
- Marijuana Policy Group (http://www.mjpolicygroup.com/)
- State of Colorado (https://www.colorado.gov/marijuana)
LEGAL MARIJUANA REPORTS AND STUDIES
Colorado Department of Public Safety
Marijuana Legalization in Colorado: Early Findings A Report Pursuant to Senate Bill 13-283 March 2016(http://cdpsdocs.state.co.us/ors/docs/reports/2016-SB13-283-Rpt.pdf)
Colorado’s Legalization of Marijuana and the Impact on Public Safety: A Practical Guide for Law Enforcement
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Monitoring Health Concerns Related to Marijuana In Colorado-2016
Changes in Marijuana Use Patterns, Systematic Literature Review, and Possible Marijuana-Related Health Effects
Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area
Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado- The Impact.
Volume Five, October 2017