DENVER -- Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey sent a letter to No on Prop 64, California's recreational weed ballot measure, warning voters about what he called the negative impacts of legal weed.
"Was this a political move?" asked Denver7 Reporter Jennifer Kovaleski.
"A political move? One, I can't run for this office again and two, I have absolutely nothing to do with California," said Morrissey.
Morrissey said the anti-pot campaign asked him to write the letter and answer two questions: have crime rates gone down since pot became legal? And has it allowed officers to spend more time on other crimes?
In both cases, the DA said: "Absolutely not."
"What I was trying to do is accurately reflect the facts as we know them since we have legalized commercial marijuana," he said. Click here to read more....