What Washington had was an over-zealous eastern Washington prosecutor who couldn’t read through all the confusing laws.
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HIGH TIMES would love to have a Cannabis Cup in Seattle and in Portland*. So how in the hell is that not happening?
Over the past dozen years, if there is any message the kids have received about marijuana, it is that they should wait until they are adults to use it.
“A lot of people are, when they say it’s the end of medical marijuana, what they are talking about is the culture and economy that’s grown up around it.”
It’s still a bad standard, no matter how you slice it, but the doom prophesies against the per se standard that claimed “10,000 possession arrests per year can easily be converted into 10,000 (or more) DUI arrests” were way off the mark.
The multiple dire predictions that the “No on I-502” crowd bamboozled some pot smoking voters with never came true.
With the benefit of three years’ hindsight, let’s examine some of the quotes and claims the “No on I-502” campaign against the reality that transpired after I-502 passed.
By attaching these new restrictions to medical marijuana in Washington, the legislature and the governor have just ensured the problem they’re trying to solve will get worse, not better.
Washington is a special case, no doubt about that. Have you asked yourselves why there was no corresponding patient revolt over Amendment 64 in Colorado?