The American marijuana legalization movement is really screwing with politicians. Public opinion on weed used to be so cut and dry: conservatives and old people hated it, and liberals and young people loved it until they became old and conservative. Then everything change...
Residents of New Jersey remain divided in a recent poll, which finds that only by a margin of one percent do the people of the Garden State support legal weed, but they all believe alcohol and tobacco are more dangerous than pot.
Anyone who suffers from springtime allergies knows the misery of battling it out with pollen, grasses and ragweed, but there is one other culprit the sneezing and wheezing stoners of the world may have failed to consider: marijuana.
As public opinion dramatically turns against the nearly century-long war on pot, even longtime prohibitionist holdouts are beginning to soften their views.
Noelle Crombie at The Oregonian reports that the Oregon State Police will no longer be sending two of its representatives to an upcoming anti-marijuana legalization summit.