John McKay http://kplu.org en Treat marijuana like alcohol? Initiative will test voter tolerance http://kplu.org/post/treat-marijuana-alcohol-initiative-will-test-voter-tolerance <p>It isn&rsquo;t against the law to sip a martini. So why should you face jail time for lighting up a joint? Supporters of <a href="http://www.aclu-wa.org/">the latest initiative</a> to legalize marijuana say both activities should be treated the same.</p><p>Liquor in Washington is heavily regulated. And that&rsquo;s what the group New Approach Washington wants the state to do with pot.</p><p> Thu, 23 Jun 2011 01:09:09 +0000 Paula Wissel 1932 at http://kplu.org Treat marijuana like alcohol? Initiative will test voter tolerance Marijuana legalization debate produces unusual alliances http://kplu.org/post/marijuana-legalization-debate-produces-unusual-alliances <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-958142.mp3</p><p>The debate over legalizing marijuana in Washington is producing some unusual alliances. At a legislative hearing Wednesday, lawmakers heard from the wife of Canada&#39;s so-called &quot;Prince of Pot.&quot; And from the former federal prosecutor who indicted him.</p><p> Thu, 17 Mar 2011 18:01:36 +0000 Austin Jenkins & KPLU News Staff 1017 at http://kplu.org Marijuana legalization debate produces unusual alliances