Tuesday, May 10, 2005

Reefer madness!!

Rich Lowry explores the the federal government's never-ending war on pot. It's useless, and everyone knows it except the one guy who can do something about it. And why do we Americans have "czars" of anything? Aren't czars bad guys in large fur hats, chugging vodka in the snow?
"Increased arrest rates are not associated with reduced marijuana use, reduced marijuana availability, a reduction in the number of new users, reduced treatment admissions, reduced emergency-room mentions, any reduction in marijuana potency, or any increases in the price of marijuana." Besides that, the war on marijuana is a smash success.

Read the whole thing.