Pubdate: Thu, 02 Dec 2010
Source: Massachusetts Daily Collegian (U of MA, Edu)
Copyright: 2010 Daily Collegian
Author: Stan White


Dear Editor,

If Michelle Durant and the University of Massachusetts Cannabis Reform
Coalition are going to make Massachusetts the first state (Mass.
Supports Marijuana Reform Laws Statewide, Nov. 22, 2010) to legalize
cannabis, you must get it in gear.

California's Proposition 19 organizers are already planning another
proposition for 2012 and Colorado also is preparing initiatives for
2012 to legalize cannabis. Washington, Oregon, Nevada and others may
join in. Perhaps the next step is to make the effort to legalize the
plant a race. There is some question as to which state will be first.
Becoming the first state could appeal to America's competitive spirit
and may help get cannabis legalized sooner. As a Colorado cannabis
activist and citizen, I challenge Massachusetts, California and the
rest of the states to a race to legalize cannabis.

If I were a gamblin' man, I'd bet on Colorado by an hour.

Stan White
Dillon, Colorado
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