Legalizing recreational marijuana a complex issue – Springfield News


Canada legalized marijuana on Oct. 17th and, in doing so, is professionalizing the marijuana industry.

The legalization of marijuana continues to be a very hot topic, regardless of which state we’re referencing, but most certainly here in Missouri.

Regardless of the fact that it is now legal for medicinal purposes in several states, it remains much more controversial for recreational use. And in addition to remaining illegal at the federal level — which in and of itself makes the legalization issue a bit ironic — more at