Re: “Feds won’t sue to stop state’s new pot laws” (TNT, 8-30).
President Obama, through Attorney General Eric Holder, has essentially decriminalized the use of marijuana, and this is a correct decision. Citing “limited prosecutorial resources,” Holder’s deputy James Cole explained the change in economic terms. The “War on Drugs” with respect to marijuana simply doesn’t work anymore in American society.
There are now any number of local “drug policy czars” who suggest this decision is somehow the beginning of the downfall of society. These old men are out of step with both society today and reality.
The reality …