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Alexandra Le Tellier
Is marijuana legalization inevitable?
Is marijuana legalization inevitable?

The Marijuana Policy Project recently surprised NASCAR fans with an ad pushing recreational marijuana use. The commercial not only mimicked a beer ad to point out the hypocrisy of legalizing alcohol and not marijuana, it also made a case for why marijuana is safer. “If you’re an adult who enjoys a good beer, there’s a similar product you might want to know about,” says the narrator. “One without all the calories and serious health problems. Less toxic so it doesn’t cause hangovers or overdose deaths, and it’s not linked to violence or reckless behavior.” The tagline: “Marijuana, less harmful than alcohol and time to treat it that...