January 9th, 2014
07:20 AM ET
9 months ago

Alaska closer to becoming 3rd state to legalize recreational marijuana

(CNN) - Marijuana prohibition laws are slowly going up in smoke.

An Alaska citizens' group is pushing to legalize recreational marijuana, which would make it the third state to do so after Colorado and Washington.

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  1. Gurgyl

    Well, nothing wrong with it, duo you think monks in India and Nepal are not puffing? Others would not do it. It is like Alcohol, Tobacco. What is a big deal.

    January 9, 2014 07:32 am at 7:32 am |
  2. The Real Tom Paine

    Now everyone will be able to see Russia from their house.

    January 9, 2014 08:09 am at 8:09 am |
  3. Rudy NYC

    It's my understanding that "legalizing", in most case, means authorizing the legal sale of it. But, like alcholoic beverages, they marijuana may not be consumed in public. It is to be consumed in a private indoor setting. Not sure how that applies to smoking a bone in your backyard as you barbecue a beef brisket, though.

    January 9, 2014 08:49 am at 8:49 am |
  4. Tampa Tim

    I always thought Sarah Palin already was showing the effects of a perpetual buzz. The real danger, according to Bill O'Reilly, is that marijuana leads to texting on cell phones.

    January 9, 2014 08:59 am at 8:59 am |