Is There a Difference between That (Pot) and Cigaretts?

Huffington Post [2012-09-11]

Richard A. Posner, a conservative U.S. Court of Appeals judge, declared his supportfor scaling back strict federal prohibitions on drugs, particularly marijuana, during a college lecture late last week.

“Personally, I don’t think we should have a fraction of the drug laws that we have. I think it’s really absurd to be criminalizing possession or use or distribution of marijuana,” Posner said, prompting applause from the audience at Elmhurst College in Illinois. “I can’t see any difference between that and cigarettes.” Read more …

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