A new Gallup poll revealed that over half of America is now in favor of legalizing marijuana. With such a resounding amount of support, the days of pot prohibition might soon come to an end.
Reason.com editor in chief Nick Gillespie recently took to Time to voice his opinion on eight things we won't miss when pot is legal everywhere.
Topping the list are ridiculous anti-drug PSAs and and an apologetic Michael Phelps despite his massive collection of gold medals:
1. Vapid anti-drug commercials like the famous “I learned it by watching you!” public-service announcement, in which a son tells an outraged father how he became familiar with pot. The dad seems to be successful and they’re in a nice house so….what’s the problem again?
2. Ritual apologies by world-class athletes such as swimmer Michael Phelps for smoking dope at a private party. Despite winning 14 Olympic gold medals and completely rewriting his sport’s record books, in 2009 Phelps promised his “fans and the public it will not happen again.”
Read the rest of the list at Time.com.