How evolving public attitudes on marijuana could affect the 2016 presidential race

Screen Shot 2015-11-16 at 11.33.08 PM11/2/15–Pot is very much on the minds of voters, and with millions poised to decide whether to legalize it. That raises a tantalizing question for presidential candidates: Is there political opportunity in the wind? Some are beginning to believe there is. The latest sign was the full-throated call last week by Sen. Bernie Sanders to end federal prohibition. With that one move, no rx the candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination plunged into uncharted territory — and, arguably, so did the presidential race. Read