A. Barton Hinkle on Why Virginia Should Legalize Marijuana

Prohibition is expensive, unnecessary and hurts people.

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Virginia has a lot to gain from joining Colorado and Washington in bringing marijuana out of the shadows, but doing so will be a long slog. A. Barton Hinkle gives five good reasons why Virginians should push forward with the effort, pointing out that prohibition is expensive, unnecessary, and hurts people.

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