The reason I believe most conservatives, especially law
makers are against legalization of recreational use of marijuana is because they don’t want to look like hypocrites. They’ve spent entire careers being tough on crime and ainti-drug use that to back pedal now would look like, well….back pedaling. For a politician that can be political suicide. But politicians and their advisors are a lot smarter than you and I. So they’ve realized that rather than appealing to your morals they’d rather appeal to your wallets. They have decided to change their approach.