You Know Who Killed Prop 19, Right?

Teen SmokingDon’t blame me, I voted YES on Prop 19

It wasn’t the private prisons industry that killed California’s Prop 19 (legalizing weed).It was the elderly.

Salon points to this key stat from the AP: 6 out of 10 voters under 30 voted in favour of the measure, while 7 in 10 seniors voted no.

If you’re in favour of legalization, then you might take heart that the the generational trends are bullish. On the other hand, today’s under-30ers become tomorrow’s anti-drug parents and old fog-eys.

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