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“We are the people that love drugs, we are the people that hate drugs, and we are the people that don’t give a damn about drugs, but every one of us thinks the war on drugs is wrong, wrong, wrong!”
Legislation was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives this morning to end the federal war on marijuana. The bill would enable each state to deal with marijuana as it sees fit.
Today is April 20th, or 4/20, the so-called High Holiday organized to advance legalization of marijuana in the U.S. The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) hosted a forum at the University of Colorado Boulder this weekend and is following with the annual "smoke out" on Norlin Quadrangle at 4:20 p.m. today, which is expected to draw thousands.
When I first moved to Colorado in 1996, I was stopped by police in Summit County on I-70. The police officer passed me, slowed...