Pot is now legal in Washington state. Should we do the same?

The Globe and Mail (Canada)
Thursday, December 6, 2012

canada-pot-flagAlthough Canada has long toyed with decriminalizing marijuana, that idea was shelved when Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper took office. Earlier this year, the Liberal Party endorsed marijuana legalization. A poll conducted earlier this year found that two-thirds of Canadians say it should be decriminalized, in sharp contrast to the position of the Harper government.