Midterm elections of 2014 maintained the momentum from 2 years earlier as legalization measures passed in Alaska, Oregon, & Washington, D.C.
HBO is free of the pressures that channels feel whenever they go anywhere near a controversial stance on any potentially sensitive topic.
Times’ decision to come out in favor of legalization and devote an entire week to exploring all sides of the issue is a cultural landmark.
Colorado and Washington became the first two states in the U.S. to legalize marijuana for recreational use on the same day in November 2012.
Violence has been a central feature in the the trade of illegal drugs since drugs were first made illegal.