Mark Kleiman: Legal Pot Is Best Of Bad Options
Bloomberg’s Mark Kleinman outlines the drafting the next marijuana ballot proposal in California
Californians are ready to make another run at the high life. Last year, the state’s voters came close to legalizing marijuana production and sales. Next year, with the legalization forces backed by more money, better organization and a younger presidential-year electorate, they’ll probably succeed. So drafting the marijuana ballot proposal is more than a symbolic exercise: Whatever goes on the ballot may well go into the law books.