Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Jacob Sullum on Why Prohibitionists Should Allow Legalization

Jacob Sullum on Why Prohibitionists Should Allow Legalization:
Six months after voters in Colorado and
Washington made history by voting to legalize marijuana, Attorney
General Eric Holder still has not said how the Justice Department
plans to respond. But if the feds are smart, says Senior Editor
Jacob Sullum, they will not just refrain from interfering; they
will work together with state officials to minimize smuggling of
newly legal marijuana to jurisdictions that continue to treat it as
contraband. Sullum argues that a federal crackdown can only make
the situation worse—for prohibitionists as well as consumers.
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