Republican lawyer and marijuana advocate.
Some pot and a pipe from one of the first medical marijuana stores in California. The Washington Post—The Washington Post/Getty Images

In some states, there's an untenable mismatch between the crime and the time, but does anyone think that pot—medical or recreational—will still be illegal in 10 years?

Now that a majority of Americans—54% and climbing, according to Pew Research—believe that marijuana should be treated like beer, wine and liquor, it's time to ask: where does the war on pot go to die?