March 11, 2012
Pat Robertson: Time to legalize marijuana
For once, televangelist Pat Robertson says something not crazy. Via the New York Times:
Legalizing and taxing marijuana, like the U.S. government does with alcohol and tobacco, would not end the war on drugs—nor should we legalize meth or cocaine or heroin.
But Robertson certainly has a point about the effects of marijuana prosecutions. And it’s not like there aren’t already a lot of loopholes to get marijuana legally, at least under various state and municipal laws (though those run afoul of federal law).
Still, can you imagine Robertson teaming up with NORML?