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What the Pot Legalization Victories Mean for the Pro-Freedom Agenda

What the Pot Legalization Victories Mean for the Pro-Freedom Agenda

Voters in Colorado and Washington rejected the reefer madness of the Republicans and Democrats.

Steven Greenhut | November 23, 2012

When it comes to real political change, the people almost always are light years ahead of the politicians, most of whom are so worried about re-election that they take only carefully crafted positions that appeal to their core constituencies.

If anything, the general election reaffirmed the big-government status quo, but there was one good sign from the national results, as voters in Washington and Colorado passed, with strong majorities, measures legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. Voters ignored the hysteria of Republican and Democratic politicians and did the right thing.

Read more: http://reason.com/archives/2012/11/23/what-the-pot-legalizat...




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