Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: Changing Laws and Attitudes Toward Marijuana

Changing Laws and Attitudes Toward Marijuana

After the 2020 elections, John Hudak from the Brookings Institution talked about the trends at the state level toward legalizing medicinal and recreational marijuana. He also spoke about the changes in public opinion on marijuana legalization.

Description

After the 2020 elections, John Hudak from the Brookings Institution talked about the trends at the state level toward legalizing medicinal and recreational marijuana. He also spoke about the changes in public opinion on marijuana legalization.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • In the 2020 election, what were the trends relating to the legalization of marijuana at the state level?
  • To what does John Hudak attribute the rise in marijuana legalization?

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Ballot Initiative
    • Cannabis
    • Medical Marijuana
    • Prohibition
    • War On Drugs

    Topics

    Criminal Law & JusticeFederalism and State Issues

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity