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Marijuana Penalization Overkill

ARTICLE URL: http://www.munciefreepress.com/node/28622

The stance that Indiana seems to be taking on marijuana possession are disturbingly polar considering the decriminalization trends taking place in other parts of the country. What’s more, they are looking to impose harsher penalties on the substance by moving to make possession of small amounts a felony. I am especially bummed out about the following paragraph…

The panel on drug in the Delaware County sponsored by the Muncie-Delaware County League of Women Voters was predictable, given that law enforcement and the government they work for was represented. Without a war on drugs, the need for law enforcement, criminal justice and corrections is diminished, meaning fewer jobs and less money.