For nearly 80 years the debate has raged and simmered over marijuana. Here in Montana, views have shifted back and forth and back again.  The beginnings of another round of debate surfaced this week with stories from Eric Stern, former senior counsel to Gov. Brian Schweitzer, and the Bozeman Daily Chronicle publishing online the Associated Press' story from writers Kristen Wyatt, Gene Johnson, Lauran Neergaard and AP researcher Monika Mathur Saturday.

If Eric Stern explained the micro view, read the macro view below

Where are your thoughts? Is marijuana helpful but should remain illegal, legal for medical purposes only or fully legal and taxed heavily.  There are no wrong answers, only a discussion to be had.

I look forward to your comments.