greenbuddha Posted October 26, 2013 Report Share Posted October 26, 2013 US CO: Editorial: Congress Lags On Pot Legalization Get Active Subscribe Support Us URL: http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v13/n518/a10.htmlNewshawk: http://www.drugsense.org/donate.htm Pubdate: Fri, 25 Oct 2013 Source: Denver Post (CO) Copyright: 2013 The Denver Post Corp Contact: email@example.com Website: http://www.denverpost.com/ Details: http://www.mapinc.org/media/122 CONGRESS LAGS ON POT LEGALIZATION A Gallup poll released this week showing that 58 percent of Americans support legalizing marijuana should send a clear message to Congress. It is time to talk seriously about decriminalizing marijuana on a federal level and leaving the regulation of pot to the states. The federal government already is leaning this way on a smaller scale, agreeing to stand down in the face of pot legalization in Washington and Colorado. But the Gallup poll showed much of the American public obviously favors this policy elsewhere. When Gallup in 1969 first asked Americans if they favored legalizing marijuana, only 12 percent said yes. [Remainder snipped] MAP posted-by: Jay Bergstrom immamymoulfub 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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