The legalization of marijuana: a good example of flexible policymaking

The four US states that have legalized cannabis have entered a brave new world of flexible policy and consultation, with the goal of inclusive growth
The Guardian (UK)
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Marijuana policy may not seem like the natural setting to model policies that pursue inclusive growth, but the innovative policy-making processes initiated in four US states are actually well worth considering. To achieve inclusive growth – ensuring that economic prosperity benefits the largest possible number of people – governments must commit to two things: responsiveness to public opinion and flexibility around policy.