Civil forfeiture. Sentencing reform. Felon voting. These are all largely unsexy issues that don't particularly strike the chords of grassroots conservatives.
In November 70 percent of Washington D.C. residents voted to approve recreational marijuana in the nation's capital.
Oregon, Alaska, and DC legalized marijuana for recreational purposes.
Townhall editors Leah Barkoukis and Christine Rousselle debate whether or not the federal government should pull back on the War on Drugs.
Is anyone surprised?
This will encourage the efforts of pro-marijuana advocates across the nation.
Following victories in Washington and Colorado, marijuana legalization advocates are focusing their efforts on Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.
El Chapo haunts the streets of Chicago. His ghost hordes cash in Los Angeles stash houses. His shadow darkens underground tunnels between Mexico and the U.S. His spirit drives his clan to bloodshed. The world’s most-wanted kingpin may be dead. But the Sinaloa cartel will thrive until America legalizes drugs.
As recreational drugs go, marijuana is relatively benign. Unlike alcohol, it doesn't stimulate violence or destroy livers. Unlike tobacco, it doesn't cause lung cancer and heart disease. The worst you can say is that it produces intense, unreasoning panic. Not in users, but in critics.