Pot Gets The CNBC Treatment

Andrew Sullivan —  Feb 26 2009 @ 12:12pm

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Time was: these were B-movie jokes. Now, they’re serious economic measurements. As this depression leads to greater and greater questioning of this era’s Prohibition of a substance far less toxic and socially disruptive than alcohol, economists are beginning to assess the fiscal benefits of decriminalizing marijuana, especially for medical uses. And, to be frank, I’ve never seen anything so beautiful on CNBC.