Two Colorado Springs council members explain why they opposed retail marijuana sales

President of the UCCS chapter of the Students for Sensible Drug Policy Meral Sarper, center, leads a chant with other supporters of Amendment 64 outside City Hall Tuesday, July 23, 2013 where the City Council is expected to vote on whether they will ban the retail sale of marijuana for recreational use or delay sales until November when voters can decide to tax the sale of pot. Mayor Steve Bach has indicated that he will veto any action by the City Council that will allow the sale of marijuana for recreational use.  Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette
President of the UCCS chapter of the Students for Sensible Drug Policy Meral Sarper, center, leads a chant with other supporters of Amendment 64 outside City Hall Tuesday, July 23, 2013 where the City Council is expected to vote on whether they will ban the retail sale of marijuana for recreational use or delay sales until November when voters can decide to tax the sale of pot. Mayor Steve Bach has indicated that he will veto any action by the City Council that will allow the sale of marijuana for recreational use. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette
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