How marijuana became legal

An interesting take on the history of the medical marijuana and it’s role in a movement toward marijuana legalization:

This article is not another polemic about why it should or shouldn’t be. Today, in any case, the pertinent question is whether it already has been — at least on a local-option basis. We’re referring to a cultural phenomenon that has been evolving for the past 15 years, topped off by a crucial policy reversal that was quietly instituted by President Barack Obama in February.

[via DrugScope]