Battle over legalizing marijuana squares off in public debate

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LADUE, MO (KTVI)-- There was a packed house Wednesday night for the first debate in Missouri on legalizing marijuana.

The group "Show Me Cannabis" is traveling across the state holding town hall meetings, making the argument for why Missouri should make pot legal.

Wednesday night, law enforcement is using the debate to inform people about the drawbacks of following in the footsteps of Colorado and Washington state.

FOX 2’s Mandy Murphey was the moderator.

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