"Alcohol didn't cause the high crime rates of the '20s and '30s, Prohibition did. And drugs do not cause today's alarming crime rates, but drug prohibition does." - Judge James C. Paine
How is cannabis illegal and alcohol is not? Cannabis is not only safer than alcohol it's medicinal.
"Marijuana smokers are not going to attack and kill a cop. They just want to get a bag of chips and relax. Alcohol is a much bigger problem." Washington, D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier
Why do you prefer marijuana over alcohol? Why should people be punished for choosing a safer recreational drug? I prefer marijuana over alcohol because it it doesn't give me excruciating headaches the morning after, I never lose control of myself as I have done with alcohol.