Who would have thought that Americans would be more progressive than Canadians about marijuana use?
Well, it seems that in some states, at least, they are.
According to USA Today, on November 6, voters in Washington, Oregon and Colorado will vote on a proposal to change state laws "to permit possession and regulate the sale marijuana."
While pot would still be illegal under U.S. federal law, experts suggest that an affirmative vote in any of those states would put pressure on the feds to weaken the rules.
A positive vote could also have consequences for Canada.
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Last Fall, prime minister Stephen Harper told a consortium of ethnic media in Vancouver that his government was against the legalization of marijuana citing "trouble at the [U.S.] border" as one of his main reasons.
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