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POT: Put Hill’s ‘crime’ in perspective

I see where Seahawks linebacker Leroy Hill was arrested for marijuana possession in Atlanta, Ga. (TNT, 2-28). According to the news reports, an odor of marijuana was emanating from his apartment – his private residence – and police obtained a search warrant, found marijuana residue and ash, and arrested Hill and his girlfriend.

So let me get this straight: Hill was arrested and hauled off to detention for smoking a substance that has caused a statistically negligible number of deaths, if any. The illegality of this substance has caused tens of thousands of deaths in Mexico and other countries,

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