Marijuana decriminalization law goes into effect Boston Globe, January 2, 2009 I don’t smoke weed, but I think it should be my prerogative to do so. I hope Massachusetts’ decriminalization law is part of a wave of sensible drug policy reforms across the country. Kudos to the voters of Massachusetts for passing this referendum.
Photograph Scott Beveridge The biggest problem with illegal drugs is that they’re illegal. The war on drugs has cost billions of dollars of taxpayers’ money, countless law enforcement hours, overcrowded our prisons, and given rise to violent street gangs. In the state of Kansas, where I live, a person can be sentenced for up to […]