Professor Projects Next 5 States to Legalize Rec

California, Illinois, New York, Nevada and Vermont could become the next states to legalize recreational marijuana, according to a Kansas University professor who has studied the history of cannabis.

Barney Warf, a professor of geography at KU, said his prediction is based on current laws, voter leanings and the fact that all five states already have medical marijuana.

Warf is the author of “High Points: An Historical History of Cannabis,” which was published in the peer-reviewed journal Geographical Review in September, according to Medicalexpress.com.

California voters “are sure to” legalize rec in 2016, Warf predicts. Nevada leans libertarian like Alaska (which legalized rec marijuana in 2014), Vermont is liberal, Illinois is “progressive” and New York legalized MMJ last year.

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  1. Michael D. Cutler March 6, 2015
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