Legalization of marijuana policy and its significance. Jon Walker expects a large wave of states adopting legalization initiatives in the 2016 election. Given the drug wars big role in structural racism and growing evidence that legalization can significantly drive youth turnout, Jon argues that progressives pay attention to marijuana policy. Jay Ackroyd hosts.
Jon Walker has been reporting and advocating for marijuana legalization as senior policy analyst at Firedoglake’s Just Say Now campaign since 2010.