Intoxicants are an adults-only, states’ right issue in the US and pot should be moved into the “sin tax” category with alcohol, tobacco, gambling and soda pop.
Step 1 = remove marijuana from the FDA’s Schedule I status that limits research and development of it, and restricts its business options with threats of federal seizure of investments/profits. We learned a lesson from alcohol prohibition that should not be forgotten and booze has little if any medicinal value. [Promote methamphetamine from Schedule II, it’s earned its reputation as a soul-killer.]
I am a pro-pot indie author-publisher and have made my point various ways, including at StonerWithaBoner.com:
There is even good humor in law enforcement: http://www.king5.com/news/local/best-420-tweets-from-police/432790652
Speak up! This is a cash-positive new industry for states with bleeding red budgets!!!!