Re: “Council overrides pot veto” (TNT, 12-11).
The flurry of recent actions by Pierce County Council members Jim McCune, Joyce McDonald, Doug Richardson, Stan Flemming and Dan Roach essentially blocks folks in Pierce County from engaging in selling and growing marijuana (for recreational purposes). However, it is their right to do so in accordance with voter-approved Initiative 502.
The actions are extraordinary and beyond the scope of the County Council. Since when has it become the business of a handful of council members to pick and choose which state laws they like and don’t like?
But voters will soon …