The State Hornet

California stands to benefit from legalizing weed

California stands to benefit from legalizing weed

Jaime Carrillo

September 17, 2013

The U.S. Department of Justice ruled Aug. 29 that it would not interfere with recent laws in Washington and Colorado that would allow for the sale and taxation of recreational pot. Now is the time for California to jump on the “legalize it” bandwagon.The federal government infringing on states’ rights...