Arizona’s Marijuana Ballot Initiative: A Gateway Plan?

Debates among lawmakers suggest some may be looking to legalize all drugs, not just marijuana.

ARIZONA:  First marijuana, then meth? … At a lively debate last week on the proposed legalization of marijuana, an attorney who supports the 2016 ballot initiative told the audience the measure is the “first step” toward full legalization of drugs in Arizona.

Local criminal defense attorney Marc Victor, arguing in favor of legalization, debated Seth Leibsohn, chairman of Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy.

Victor said he wished some of the initiative’s language was different, but said “it’s better than being the world’s leader in incarceration rates.” His comments were met with applause and whistles.

 

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