The campaign for Initiative 502, which would legalize some marijuana use, announced three “name” supporters Tuesday.
State Sen. Lisa Brown. Spokane Council President Ben Stuckart. The Rev. Happy Watkins.
Brown and Stuckart aren't big surprises, considering they've supported medical marijuana measures in the past. I-502 is a step beyond that, to decriminalizing small amounts of mairjuana for personal use, but it's not a big step. Brown said the taxes from legalized marijuana would help health care and drug prevention programs, and Stuckart said the city's policing resources could be better spent on more serious problems.
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