Behind Billows of Smoke: Why Colorado and Washington Made the Right Decision

Colorado and Washington have become the first U.S. states to legalise the possession and sale of marijuana for recreational use. I find this a sensible development and I congratulate the responsible voters. I do so while I never, ever used marijuana or anything like it (I never even took a single puff on a cigarette) and while I live directly above a coffeeshop (I still wonder why they called them coffeeshops). Let’s look at some reasons why legalisation could should even make sense to conservatives. Continue reading