The 5 States Most Likely to Legalize Pot Next
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The times, they are a-changin' for marijuana as long-time prohibition laws risk going up in flames. Colorado has lit one up. Washington has its pipe packed but officials still need to sift through 7,000 applications before licenses to produce and sell are issued. And in the rest of the country, grassroots activists fight and campaign, while politicians teeter on whether to relax laws.
Even President Obama weighed in on the debate on Sunday in an interview with The New Yorker, supporting Colorado and Washington's legalization efforts but stopping short of making any statement on whether it could play out on a federal level.
"It's important for it to go forward because it's important for society not to have a situation in which a large portion of people have at one time or another broken the law and only a select few get punished," he told the publication.
The dominos are stacked but which will be the next to fall? TheStreet investigates the five states likely to embrace marijuana law reform next.Also see: The 10 Drunkest States in America.
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