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Slight uptick in drug use seen over a year after Colorado pot laws go into effect


Kimball County Sheriff Harry Gillway said the biggest problem with marijuana is that it is a segue drug, and he knows first-hand the sorrows that can come from its use.

Gillway’s nephew used marijuana and eventually tried methamphetamines. He died from a methamphetamine overdose.

“My older half brother, he grew up in the ‘60s, the late ‘60s, the countercultural revolution, and he smoked marijuana. He tried LSD, he used speed,” Gillway said. “And he grew up, and he was older, he was married, had children. He told his children that marijuana is not a problem. And he smoked mariju...

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