Monday, July 28, 2008

Blockquoting X (and Y)

From a public health perspective, there is a solid case to be made that arresting marijuana users, giving them criminal records and disrupting careers and families, does more harm to more people than the drug itself does.
That is from Joyce Elders, M.D., former US Surgeon General.
There is no logical basis for the prohibition of marijuana [...] It's absolutely disgraceful to think of picking up a 22-year-old for smoking pot.
And that is from Milton Friedman.

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