In case you missed it due to other Election Night distractions, recreational marijuana is on a roll.
South Dakota, New Jersey, Montana, and Arizona in ballot measures joined the ranks of the recreational marijuana states. The votes were not even close. Liberal and conservative states agree on recreational marijuana.
Since Colorado and Washington State passed ballot measures in 2012 to legalize recreational marijuana for the first time in almost 100 years, the cannabis map has not stopped growing. It added another 25 percent on Tuesday when those four states increased the number of recreational marijuana states to 16, including the District of Columbia.
The one-fourth of the country where marijuana is fully legal has raised agricultural and food safety issues hardly thought about only ten years ago. State agricultural departments approve pesticides that may be used by cannabis growers and health departments must regulate the manufacturers of…