The Cultural Politics of Marijuana Part II: CNN, #KushKaye, and Marijuana’s (Second) Victory of New Year’s Eve 2018

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On January 1st, 2018 the Union’s largest state, home to about 12 % (just over 39.5 million) of Americans, legalized recreational marijuana for adult consumption. California’s passage of Proposition 64 reforms add crucial energy towards the movement supporting national legalization. Yet, when we look back at the historical moments signifying major shifts in how marijuana