End the friggin drug war already….
Enough. Here is another article arguing for ending the drug war. Google the subject and you will find hundreds more. I feel we are enforcing laws passed by a long dead Archie Bunker based on his outmoded morality.
Let states make marijuana laws
November 13, 2012 7:40PM
Shortly before the House of Representatives approved a federal ban on marijuana in 1937, the Republican minority leader, Bertrand Snell of New York, confessed, ‘I do not know anything about the bill.’ The Democratic majority leader, Sam Rayburn of Texas, educated him. ‘It has something to do with something that is called marihuana,’ Rayburn said. ‘I believe it is a narcotic of some kind.’
Seventy-five years, millions of arrests, and billions of dollars later, we are still living with the consequences of that ignorant, ill-considered decision, which nationalized a policy that punishes peaceful people and squanders taxpayer money in a blind vendetta against a plant. Last week, voters in Colorado and Washington opted out of this crazy cannabicidal crusade by approving ballot initiatives that will set up experiments from which the rest of the country can learn — assuming the federal government lets them run.—->Continued