Mainstream Media Cast Attention To Marijuana Legalization
The past few days affirm that the mainstream media is now starting to cast serious light and attention on both the numerous state cannabis legalization ballots pending in November and what appears to be the precursor to legalization that has largely already happened in the state of Colorado under the pretense of medical access.
Two of America’s most important media outlets, CBS’ 60 Minutes and Newsweek Magazine, focused on cannabis legalization and commerce, with the latter featuring the subject matter on this week’s cover. The former leaves the viewer with the distinct feeling that they’re seeing what legalized cannabis cultivation and sales are going to possibly look like post-prohibition. October 23, 2012