In 1933 Franklin Roosevelt became President of the United States. Nine days after his inauguration, he called for the elimination of Prohibition. “I think this would be a good time for a beer,” he said, and by the end of the year, Congress enacted a new amendment to the Constitution and repealed the Prohibition amendment. This was extremely popular with the public and provided a great deal of goodwill for the new president.
Will President Trump do the same thing for marijuana? Will he legalize it for recreational sale and consumption? In my latest book, Saving Trump, pot legalization becomes the new reality