Is Marijuana Legalization Good for Our Economy?
Marijuana is by some estimates California's largest cash crop, bringing in more than twice the revenue of vegetables, yet we don't tax this green. According to experts, legalizing and taxing pot could provide $1.3 billion to help our hemorrhaging economy, but it might also lead to additional problems and undermine anti-drug efforts. Is this crop just cash waiting to be reaped, or is it more complicated? Hear advocates on both sides argue the pros and cons of legalizing marijuana.
See the entire debate from Commonwealth Club.