Update: Since we first published this piece in May of 2014, the following article, “Pot Perception Worries Some Colorado Resort Towns” appeared recently.
When you’ve taken the policy decision to trade wholesome outdoor recreation for clouds of pot smoke as your state’s tourism image, you are bound to have some blowback.
This letter came to us from a family whose ties to Colorado are deep but who have decided to take their ski-vacations elsewhere.
They asked to remain anonymous as the nastiness of the pot lobby and its army of online Trolls is abusive. They asked to be spared exposure to this bullying.
“Dear Colorado Ski USA,
I read about your opposition to the ski resort symbols on marijuana edibles.
Thank you for remaining steadfast in your policies and practices that disassociate the ski industry from marijuana and drug use.
America is watching Colorado (and Washington) lead its people into drug normalization that is yielding a new plague of substance abuse. Continue reading Families BOYCOTT COLORADO Ski Tourism–Your State on Marijuana