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Entries by Jessica Peck from 01/2010

Romer's Medical Marijuana Bill Raises Important Questions

| Posted 01.08.2010 | Denver

As Colorado's medical marijuana community prepares for the legislative session to kick off, the focus will be on a proposal by Sen. Chris Romer. Its present language raises significant concerns.

Death of Romer's Medical Marijuana Bill Presents Meaningful Opportunity for Quality Reform

| Posted 01.11.2010 | Denver

While we sincerely applaud Romer for making the right decision, we remain deeply concerned about his fundamental misunderstanding of why his bill failed before it was even introduced.

A Tribute to a Friend I Never Knew

| Posted 01.11.2010 | Denver

Perhaps it's because Brittany Murphy suffered from the same health condition or simply because she died on my birthday. Regardless, I am compelled to write a tribute I hope might save others.

How Anti-Marijuana Romer Can Still Lead America's Most Pro-Pot City

| Posted 01.14.2010 | Denver

Romer has isolated a grassroots community that includes thousands of Denver voters who see his actions not just as political posturing, but also as a threat to rights they utilize to live their daily lives.

Patients Speak: Medical Marijuana Frees People From Addiction to Deadly Painkillers

| Posted 01.28.2010 | Denver

On Wednesday, dozens of former addicts made the tough decision to share their stories publicly, doing so before news cameras and a standing-room only crowd.