(Karl Gehring, Denver Post file)

Top tweets: ‘Nebraska and Oklahoma want to ruin everything’ and others

Did you catch the news? Two neighboring states are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down Colorado’s laws legalizing recreational marijuana.


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Yes, Oklahoma and Nebraska are out to harsh Colorado’s mellow. And it has people talking.

Here’s what they’re saying — 20 top tweets from this afternoon’s news.


What’s happening:


Or a different spin on that headline:


What Nebraska’s attorney general is claiming::


Some are questioning the states’ claim:


People are having fun with the news:


And the activists are speaking out:


Even the non-smoking activists:


Some are questioning states trying to govern other states:


Some are pointing out the hypocritical potential here:


Some are turning questions back on Nebraska’s attorney general:


Some Colorado neighbors are thanking their attorney generals for not inserting themselves:


Some just don’t understand:


Some really just don’t understand:


Some think Nebraska and Oklahoma are just jealous:


Some are comparing Nebraska and Oklahoma to North Korea:


But most fans of marijuana are simply angry:






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