Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Dominic Holden on I-502: "Pot Activists vs. Pot Activists"

GREEN BUDDHA’S MURACO KYASHNA-TOCHA One of the few dispensary owners “completely in support” of I-502.

Dominic Holden (The Stranger):
Every 53 minutes, someone in Washington State gets arrested for pot. That could be a thing of the past before the year is out. Initiative 502, on the November ballot, is the whole shebang: legalization, taxation, and regulation of marijuana. We're not just talking about making pot possession punishable by, say, a $100 fine, like Massachusetts did in 2008. Instead, I-502 would remove all penalties for adults 21 and older who possess up to an ounce of marijuana. It would also license pot agriculture, allow trucks to drive around distributing pot like beer, and permit stores to sell pot over the counter. MORE...

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