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Marijuana / Legalization Debate / "New York Times" #1069323

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 27, 2014
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The debate over legalizing marijuana introduced.

(White House: Kristen Welker) The easing of legal consequences for marijuana use examined; "New York Times" editorial calling for the end of the ban on marijuana noted. ["New York Times" David FIRESTONE†- cites the cost of marijuana laws.] [In 1992, Bill CLINTON - says he did not like marijuana.] "Wall Street Journal" poll figures cited. [Former Representative Patrick KENNEDY, "Washington Post" Ruth MARCUS†- talk about commercialization that would target kids.] The position of President Obama on marijuana and two more states considering legalization noted.

Holt, Lester;
Welker, Kristen

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