MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Organized opposition to the legalization of recreational marijuana in Montana has emerged, the Missoulian newspaper reported on Thursday.
The Montana Contractors Association, a builder’s group, opposes two state measures to legalize adult-use cannabis on the grounds that it would result in unsafe workplaces and a reduction in the number of available workers.
Montana Contractors Association leaders think legalization would result in unsafe workplaces.
Another organization against legalizing recreational marijuana, Wrong for Montana, was formed this week and focuses on what it calls the “societal ills” of the drug, which has been legalized for recreational use in 11 states.
The contractor association’s CEO, David Smith,…
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