The high price of reform: States eyeing legalized marijuana for tax revenue


Maybe the Ganja Gourmet should consider franchises in nearby Washington state. Lawmakers in the Evergreen State are considering legalizing and regulating marijuana. Two dozen other states are considering bills that will allow medical marijuana and make "small" amounts of the magic weed legal.

"In terms of state legislatures, this is far and away the most active year that we've ever seen," Ethan Nadelmann, executive director of the New York-based Drug Policy Alliance, which supports reforming marijuana laws, told the Associated Press.