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August 3, 2014

Round-up some more potent posts from Marijuana Law, Policy and Reform

Not surprisingly, the New York Times series explaining its editorial judgment that marijuana prohibition should be ended (first noted here) has generated lots of buzz.  And, as demonstrated by this round-up of recent posts at Marijuana Law, Policy and Reform, lots of folks are talking about lots of issues in addition to the points being raised by the NYTimes:

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Personally, I feel that this whole push to legalize marijuana will result in an overall minus for society at large. First weed, then heroin. Quite frankly, sometimes I don't know what to think of the New York Times, lol.

Posted by: Nathan Perkins | Aug 3, 2014 3:22:19 PM

I reluctantly agree with Nathan. Keyword: Reluctantly. He makes a strong point.

Posted by: James West | Aug 3, 2014 3:25:06 PM

I think there can be some middle ground between legality and criminalization. Regardless of how you may feel, I doubt that anyone would want to see their 9 year old smoking blunts.

Posted by: SLB | Aug 3, 2014 3:43:04 PM

Would anyone want to see their 9 year old drinking whiskey? Do you all think repeal of alcohol prohibition has been an overall minus for society? Seriously because I see real parallels, as does NYT.

Posted by: Doug B. | Aug 3, 2014 4:51:55 PM

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