Nick Gillespie Writes About Casual Drug Use

Nick Gillespie from Reason wrote an article in Time titled “What is so bad about casual drug use” . The article is an excellent read that exposes the hypocrisy and dishonesty involved in the war against drugs. That led to a very spirited discussion section where one of the respondents, Mike Parent who is a member of LEAP, joined in on the conversation offering many links to information about the lies used to fuel marijuana prohibition. I found this quote from William F Buckley interesting,

“Narcotics police are an enormous, corrupt international bureaucracy … and now  fund a coterie of researchers who provide them with ‘scientific support’ …  fanatics who distort the legitimate research of others. … The anti-marijuana  campaign is a cancerous tissue of lies, undermining law enforcement, aggravating  the drug problem, depriving the sick of needed help, and suckering  well-intentioned conservatives and countless frightened parents.”
— William  F. Buckley,
Commentary in The National Review, April 29, 1983, p. 495

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Randy Johnson