Pot legalization added to Democratic Party platform

The new plank goes to a full Committee and the Democratic Convention in July
SFGate (US)
Monday, June 27, 2016

marijuana-palm-trees-usDemocratic Party leaders agreed to a new party plank calling for cannabis law reform in the U.S. The plank calls for states to be labs of democracy, with those decriminalizing pot shielded from federal prohibition, and also calls for more weed research, marijuana business law reform, and recognition that “our current marijuana laws have had an unacceptable disparate impact, with arrest rates for marijuana possession among African-Americans far outstripping arrest rates among whites despite similar usage rates.”