It should be legalized and taxed nationally. Do not become a victim of decades old fear propaganda. Healthwise, tobacco and alcohol are substantially worse than marijuana. People are worried about the kids getting it, it should be treated just like tobacco and alcohol in that one should be a certain age (18) to buy it. Anyone who would vote against this is either ignorant of the true realities of smoking weed or is a politician bought out by big money corps who realize that the legalization of weed would clmassively cut into their profit margins.