Re:”Will Tacoma council protect pot shops’ neighbors?” (editorial, 7-24).
Your editorial complains that medical marijuana dispensaries are selling pot to “ordinary dopers” but fails to explain why that’s a problem.
I will concede that legalized marijuana sales that were justified for medical uses are being abused, but I fail to see the problem with that. What do you think “ordinary dopers” look like? They look like your neighbors, your co-workers and any other “ordinary citizens” you might know.
With legalized sales, all proceeds go to legitimate business owners and the state (through taxes). Without legalized sales, all proceeds go …