Lively debate over I-502, the marijuana measure, draws big crowd at the UW

Marijuana legalization is on the ballot this presidential election year because that's when younger voters turn out, and younger voters tend to like marijuana.

Those facts brought the debate over Initiative 502 to a packed hall at University of Washington on Wednesday. It was a debate theater and law students could enjoy; at one point, a marijuana advocate plopped a marijuana plant in front of drug cop, who buried his head in his hands.

After months of similar forums, the hottest debate continues to center on a new DUI provision for cannabis impairment contained in I-502, rather than about the wisdom or legality of the state licensing marijuana stores and grow farms.

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