Legal pot boosts tourism revenue
Editor: Press reports from Washington State and from Colorado clearly indicate that the recent vote on legalization of marijuana are having a very dramatic effect.
Prosecutions of pot users have virtually ended, allowing states to redirect policing resources to more important issues.
We are already seeing a dramatic effect on tourism, as more Canadians head south to take advantage of a weekend outing and a legal puff.
It gives a whole new meaning to cross-border shopping.
Washington State is becoming a tourist destination for cannabis connoisseurs.
Border communities like Langley can only watch as tourists (and dollars) head south.