Can you put down your bong for one second and listen up? The governator today signed a law decriminalizing possession of pot. Yes that's right. It is now not illegal to possess weed in California. I didn't say legal, mind you, just that now when you stupidly get caught, all you get is a hundred dollar fine and a serious cut into your funions budget.
Personally I think it's about time. Ask any pot-head and they'll go on and on and on about why it should be legal, and the funny part is if you take the time listen to what they're saying in between Phish tracks, what they have to say is actually right.
Most importantly this will hopefully help foster the burgeoning pot industry out there and be an added tax revenue for the government as well as a new industry. It's honestly win-win. People who were going to get their weed anyway, now can go out and buy it, the government will get a tax cut, and the illegal drug trade that comes up from South and Central America will take a big hit and hopefully lessen their influence here and back in their countries of origin
It's honestly high time (bad pun intended) that this trend continues in other states as well.