Sheriff Candidates Fight Over Who Wants to Legalize Marijuana MORE: 7 Reasons They Are Right
A Seattle sheriff's race seems to ride on which candidate is soft on drug ... legalization. In interviews with Seattle-based alt weekly the Stranger, the two candidates try to outdo each other in declaring their commitment to I-502, an initiative that would legalize -- and tax -- the retail sale of pot.
4. Number of Americans incarcerated in 2009 in federal, state and local prisons and jails: 2,424,279 or 1 in every 99.1 adults, the highest incarceration rate in the world