Wayne Laugesen

EDITORIAL: Federal report shows damning and deadly trends

By: The Gazette Editorial Board 09/15/2015 In the last year, problems of public health and safety associated with, and caused by, marijuana use have worsened, according to an annual report issued Tuesday by the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area.

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More issues with Gazette's marijuana opinion series

Bryce Crawford 04/15/2015 It's been three weeks since the Gazette published "Clearing the Haze," a four-part opinion series written by the paper's anti-marijuana editorial board and a Denver-based anti-marijuana activist named Christine Tatum, who's married to anti-marijuana activist.

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Colorado Springs Gazette Series on Marijuana Legalization -- Are there lessons for other states?

PRNewswire 04/07/2015 It's been over a year since Colorado legalized the sale of recreational marijuana. Voters welcomed a bold reform that was supposed to empty prison cells, underwrite education, produce new revenue for the state's general fund, and hobble drug cartels.

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Journalism watchdog decries Gazette's anti-marijuana series

Megan Arellano 03/26/2015 This week, Colorado Springs' daily paper The Gazette published a four-day series about the legalization of marijuana in Colorado. But the paper mislead its readers by not clearly disclosing that editorial board members, along with a vocal legalization opponent, wrote the coverage, said the Columbia Journalism Review.

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Reefer Madness at Colorado Springs Gazette

03/24/2015 Colorado Springs is the conservative capital of our dear state. The Gazette, having been revitalized by tons of conservative cash, has been the public spokeswrap and parttime watchdog of the long list of conservatives who made their base here and took their, ummm, special kind of conservatism to Denver and DC.

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Analyzing Colorado's grand experiment

Pula Davis, Wayne Laugesen, Christine Tatum 03/22/2015 Advocates told the people of Colorado that legalization of marijuana would unclog prisons, help fund education, produce new revenue for the general fund and hobble drug cartels. An important part of the new plan and theme for the passage of Amendment 64 was that regulation was a better idea to mitigate marijuana’s effects on our state.

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