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Mile High Idea: Smoke Dope, Build Schools

Henry180 Wrote: Sep 24, 2012 11:39 PM
Work for me! Just make sure the Teachers union don't complain that they should get more money now that there is more. Start Charter schools and vouchers to really improve education.

I hate to start something here with a trite phrase. But sometimes you read about things that make you wonder what some people are smoking.

In Colorado this year a cabal of known associates is getting together to try to legalize the sale, cultivation and possession of marijuana under what’s known as Amendment 64.

Their pitch says that by state regulation and control of dope deals, the consequent revenue collected can benefit K-12 education in the state, now under tight budget constraints.

Yeah, you heard that right: Make pot legal and build schools with the first $40 million in...