ColumbiaMagazine.com
Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  
 





























 
Letter: Legalize the weed!

William Rembis writes:
Legalize weed already! This is a no-brainer. Look at what other states such as Colorado are doing. Number one, decriminalize it. Free up valuable space in the jails. Have law enforcement work on more pressing "real" crimes; violent crimes and theft for example. Number two; Allow the regulated and TAXED sale of marijuana for medicinal AND recreational use. This generates revenue for the state obviously, but also takes some of the control of the business side from cartels and street dealers and puts it in the hands of regulated brick and mortar dispensaries which are monitored by the state. It works in about 2 dozen other states and the sky has not fallen.

It's time to abandon the antiquated viewpoint (among others) that marijuana is a horrible drug when it isn't. No one has ever overdosed on weed. That's a fact. To classify weed as a "harmful drug" akin to addictive and overdose inducing drugs such as heroin, cocaine or meth is completely false.
Comments re: Is it time to legalize medical marijuana sales in KY?




This story was posted on 2021-01-06 08:43:37
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.



 





























 
 
Quick Links to Popular Features


 

Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270.403.0017


Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to webmaster@columbiamagazine.com. All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.