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July 20, 2011

Christie Gives Green Light to NJ "Medical" Marijuana Program

"Medical."

And we all know that "medical" means "I'm feelin' stressy," most of the time.

But, so what? As I wrote I just no longer have any interest in using the coercive power of the state to impose my personal preferences on recreational drug use on anyone else.

I think this sort of law winds up undermining respect for the law. It breeds cynicism. And as the "law" remains mostly a paper law while cops and prosecutors increasingly ignore it, it tends to teach a bad lesson: The law is ill-considered and immodest and mostly in place for purposes of hassling people randomly.

Right now I'm on a general small government/trust citizens kick.


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