Will Alaska’s Libertarian Legacy Resonate in 2014 Marijuana Vote?

Will Alaska’s Libertarian Legacy Resonate in 2014 Marijuana Vote?
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In 1975 the Alaska Supreme Court ruled the state’s constitutional right to privacy protected citizens ability to grow and possess limited amounts of marijuana.  Cannabis laws in the state have been tightened since then, but as Alaskans decide on Measure 2 this November, will the deep Libertarian bent for privacy behind the 1975 court decision inspire voters to regulate marijuana like alcohol in 2014? For more on Alaska’s history with marijuana regulation and the upcoming vote on Measure 2, CRN’s Brian Bahouth spoke with Jason Brandeis, Professor of Justice and Legal Studies at the University of Alaska, Anchorage …

 

Music credits as reported through the Public Radio Exchange, in order of appearance:

Title: North to Alaska
Artist: Johnny Horton
Album: released as a single
Label: Columbia
Date: 1960
Duration: 1:18