Last Tuesday, Washington and Colorado voters overwhelmingly approved the legalization of marijuana for recreational use. The battle for legalization of marijuana has been going on for years, led by small groups of activists. Currently 12 states allow for the use of marijuana for medical reasons, including Washington State.
Why did Washington voters approve this initiative? I believe that the culture in our state is largely supportive of the rights of individual to engage in self-directed choice, as long as their choices don’t harm others. There were many other arguments for... Read More