The national marijuana legalization debate is moving into the backyard of a Republican-controlled Congress, now that the District of Columbia has voted to legalize growing, possessing and sharing small amounts of pot.
Mark A. R. Klieman (or as I call him, M.A.R.K.) is a public policy professor at UCLA. His company, BOTEC, was called on to consult with Washington State to help develop its legal marijuana program. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer now calls Washington’s I-502 “t...
Now that marijuana is legal for recreational use in Washington D.C. as well as in four U.S. states (Colorado, Oregon, Alaska and Washington), we have to set our sights higher and higher.
Voters in the nation’s capitol are poised to end minor marijuana offenses this fall.
While many liberal policy goals have proved elusive during Barack Obama's presidency, there have been dramatic advances for two causes that once seemed quixotic -- the legalization of same-sex marriage and the decriminalization of marijuana.