Drug ballot measures win big. Is the peaceful transfer of power endangered? | States of America

Drug ballot measures win big. Is the peaceful transfer of power endangered? | States of America 1

 

A President Trump appointee at an obscure government agency puts the pride of American democracy, the peaceful transfer of power, on hold. Could it really stop a transition to President Biden? Here's how it could affect every American.
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Five states passed ballot measures that relax or abolish criminal charges for certain drugs, from marijuana to heroin. Is the war on drugs over? Is America starting to take a different approach to drug policy, as more and more states successfully legalize marijuana and decriminalize other drugs under federal schedule. What's the path forward for more progressive drug policies, focusing on the revenue aspects of legalization, or the social justice and equity aspects?

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