Washington’s law legalizing recreational marijuana made its way into Idaho’s gubernatorial debate on Friday. Idaho has not legalized pot in any form, unlike most of its neighbors. The candidates were asked if they’d be willing to change that.
The question was posed in a business-friendly way. Should Idaho legalize marijuana to compete economically with border states like Washington — and potentially Oregon and Montana?
Incumbent Republican Governor Butch Otter had two words for that:
“No and no.”
Otter’s Democratic opponent A.J. Balukoff says he’s also against it — on public health grounds.
But Libertarian candidate John Bujak on the other hand…[Read More]