Marijuana: Great Legalization Debate II will be about unity, not bickering, says organizer

In June, the first Great Legalization Debate, which was intended to seek common ground on the issue of legalizing or decriminalizing marijuana, deteriorated into a snipe-fest, with Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act proponent Mason Tvert pitted against most of the other participants. So how will the second debate, slated for tomorrow night at Casselman's, avoid similar disaster? Says's Laura Kriho: "Mason won't be there."
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