A. Barton Hinkle on Conservatives, Federalism, and Marijuana


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The United Nation's International Narcotics Control Board's latest report laments the legalization of pot in Colorado and Washington, declaring the approval of recreational marijuana use "in contravention to" the 1961 U.N. Convention on Narcotics.

But as A. Barton Hinkle observes, here in the U.S., United Nations disapproval can only help the cause of legalization where it needs help the most: on the right.