In recent years, the United States government has spent billions of dollars and countless man hours, and even lost lives, in an effort to combat the production and distribution of illegal drugs.
Now, in our own state, we have a government that will control the growth, processing, manufacture, distribution and sales of marijuana. It will profit from the ridiculously high taxes from each level from the production to final sale. There will be stiff penalties for any activities outside the control or supervision of the governing entities.
So, short of executions, what makes the state of Washington different that any …