A greater number of people in the United States now support legalizing marijuana than want Mitt Romney as president. This November, three of our states will not only be choosing a president, but will also be voting whether to legalize, regulate, and tax cannabis for adult use. This graphic from Legalize Marijuana clearly illustrates the disparity in public opinion:
Many countries have already successfully decriminalized or legalized pot for personal use, as well as a range of other drugs. Both the economic and social benefits derived from legalizing and taxing cannabis are enormous. In order to subvert the influence of local violent drug cartels, the South American nation of Uruguay may soon begin selling weed directly to the public.
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