Daily Question 1 (150 words)

According to the DEA, marijuana is a class 1 drug. Explain how marijuana can be legal in a state but illegal federally. It is often said the states are the laboratories for democracy, how does federalism account for states experimenting on new policies even when they contradict federal policy.

Daily Question 2(150 words)

Compare Washington state and Colorado’s recreational use of marijuana policy. Describe the differences in policies with particular attention to the tax structure of each.