The end of cannabis prohibition is near.
How can one tell? When the beneficiaries of the status quo—both prohibitionists and contrabandists—join together to actively oppose long sought alternatives to America’s expensive, unsuccessful, anti-free market and Constitution- warping cannabis prohibition, then it is clear that change is upon us
The close loss might have turned out to be a narrow victory had the Prop. 19 campaign not received more than 50 percent of the public donations in the last four weeks of the campaign, which did not allow them to have any physical presence in Los Angeles County or the three major cannabis cultivation counties in the north (Mendocino, Humboldt and Sonoma), where, if only a small percentage more of voters had instead favored Prop. 19, then the headline on election night would have been all together different.