Support for marijuana legalization drags among state’s congressional delegation

Washington’s congressional delegation should follow the lead of its constituents and fight for the state’s voter approved law to legalize marijuana
The Seattle Times (US)
Saturday, March 16, 2013

seattle-times2Washington voters acted boldly last November to begin reforming our nation’s failed policy on marijuana. It was an act of leadership, in stark contrast to the inertia that has perpetuated the failed war on drugs for the past 42 years. But the state’s most important allies in this political fight — its 12-member congressional delegation — have remained mostly silent. They appear to have missed the memo sent by 56 percent of voters: Washington voters want legalized marijuana.