Who says stoners are lazy?
Marijuana advocates already are taking another shot at legalizing pot in Ohio.
Last year, voters soundly defeated a proposal to make weed legal for both recreational and medical use. Issue 3 never stood a chance.
Only four states in the Union allow recreational marijuana use. Were voters from Ohio, America’s most ideologically divided swing state, really going to join crunchy Oregon to legalize “Fun Weed” even before California and New York did?
How absurd was it to think we could legally blaze up a recreational joint in Holmes County before lighting up in San Francisco?
Issue 3 did not help its own cause. It would have given a small group of investors exclusive control over all in-state marijuana sales and distribution. Not to stereotype, but recreational tokers are not famous for their love of soulless corporate monopolies.
In retrospect, could we have presented Ohio’s hippies and hipsters with a crueler dilemma than offering legal access to weed, but only if they gave total control to The Man?
This lethally awkward proposition was promoted by an…