Everything about Kate Hawkesby's editorial is incorrect. (Opinion, July 18) It takes real willingness to be this wrong.

I happen to be from Colorado and know first-hand how overwhelmingly beneficial cannabis legalisation has been.

There is a mountain of evidence to support this. Let's begin with the tax.

According to the state's Governor, in five years Colorado has generated more than $1 billion in cannabis revenue and the industry employs roughly 41,000 people.

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With these dollars the state has funded infrastructure improvements, education, and public health initiatives.

In fact, the Colorado system has become a model coercing other

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