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AG Sessions Wants To Go Back To Fed Marijuana Enforcement #Bad

Category: Donald Trump
Posted: 01/04/18 09:41

by Dave Mindeman

Our drug policies are a nightmare and AG Jeff Sessions is about to make them impossible. Marijuana is not a dangerous drug. It is not a gateway drug. It HAS medicinal value.

The future is clear. Marijuana will be a legal drug for medicinal and recreational use. For AG Jeff Sessions to take us back to the "mad reefer" days and the foolish incarceration of marijuana possession is just ridiculous.

We have an opioid crisis - everybody agrees on that. But pain is also a serious problem and we do not have many alternatives. Marijuana could be one. And not just for pain, but it shows promise in epilepsy, autism, muscle diseases, and neurological function. And yet, we are prevented from researching these possibilities by archaic drug policy.

The war on drugs is over. Drugs won. And frankly, that is a good thing. We don't have to create new criminals. Let marijuana join the ranks of cigarettes and alcohol. Regulate it but make it legal.

AG Sessions is a proponent of an archaic past. He has not progressed out the '60's - the part of the regressive sixties, when we feared duck and cover and Cheech and Chong. Drug laws on marijuana have become a farce. We overcrowd the jails with non-violent offenders - who sometimes become career criminals because of being jailed for these drug laws.

Law enforcement has bigger problems to deal with -- free them up to combat the dangerous criminal behavior. Jailing a person for getting the munchies after a stoking session is as dumb as it sounds. We handcuff the police on guns and we waste their time on marijuana enforcement.

Sessions may personally have bigger things to worry about. Maybe he will get to know those marijuana "criminals" up close and personal after he is indicted himself..... for real crimes.
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