Author: Keith Stroup, NORML Legal Counsel

The Reason a Record Number of States Can Vote to Legalize Weed This Fall

The four states and the District of Columbia that have approved full legalization for all adults, and the five states that will be voting on full legalization in November, all rely on voter initiatives. These progressive procedures have worked precisely as they were intended back in the Progressive Era: They have allowed citizens to go around the establishment to alter the status quo.