federal and state marijuana laws
“You hit a 7-Eleven, you’ll get 20 bucks. You hit a dispensary, you’ll get $300,000 on a good day,” says Denver’s District Attorney, Mitch Morrissey. “It’s only a matter of time before someone gets shot.”
Legalizing marijuana is a one of the most viable opportunities a state has for strengthening their economy and more state governments should follow Colorado’s lead.
At the beginning of 2013, Colorado Representative Jared Polis jumped into Washington DC with all bongs blazing and introduced a controversial new bill aimed at abolishing the current state of marijuana prohibition across the United States.
Marijuana legislation continues to flourish across much of the United States. Recent statistics show that 40 states and the District of Columbia are in the throes of developing pot-pro legislation regarding the recreational and medicinal use of cannabis.