Nine Signs That Pot Legalization Is Coming Soon

After years of a failed war on drugs, the tide has turned against pot prohibition

Even President Obama admits the status quo isn't working
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Even President Obama admits the status quo isn't working

 "It is entirely legitimate to have a conversation about whether the laws in place are doing more harm than good," President Obama said at the Summit of Americas in April 2012. However, he stopped well short of endorsing legalization of marijuana or any other drug – no big surprise, since his administration has waged a "war on pot."