At Emerald Cup Cannabis Fair, Mellow Moments for Legalized Pot

The Emerald Cup is not like any country fair you have ever visited.

Forget prize piglets, pie-eating contests and sheep-shearing demonstrations. This fair is dedicated to showcasing the very best marijuana grown in California, and by extension, the world.

Cannabis-wise, we are in a remarkable moment. The prohibition that has put California growers and users on the wrong side of the law is breathing its last gasp, having sustained a major blow in 1997, the year voters legalized medical marijuana. The smart political money (and there’s a lot of it) is on total legalization, sooner rather than later.

– Read the entire article at Los Angeles Times.