Marijuana and the Answer to California's Fiscal Crisis: Are They One and the Same?

I think we can all agree that divine intervention is required to solve California’s budget deficit, restoring balance to the world’s eight-largest economy.

If the above-preferred solution doesn’t work, then how about marijuana?

Time asked this question today, with no pretense. Before we all heehaw, or scream bloody-murder, perhaps the article Marijuana Legalization: Help for California Budget Woes? bears reading, so that we have informed dialogue rather than just a bunch of yelling and screaming.