Originally published on Thu November 15, 2012 5:31 am
Reps. Ron Paul (R-Texas) and Barney Frank (D-Mass.) are asking the White House to respect the voters of Colorado and Washington, who decided that recreational marijuana use should be legal.
In a letter sent to President Obama, they wrote:
President Barack Obama's county-by-county victories in Colorado virtually mirrored the vote to legalize marijuana use in the state.
Originally published on Wed November 7, 2012 3:50 pm
In historic moves, Colorado and Washington state voted to legalize recreational use of marijuana on Tuesday. Its sale will be regulated and taxed, with some of the money going for drug education.