UK Chief Constable Mike Barton re Cannabis, Drug Choice & licit vs illicit Drug War.

 

Judge James C. Paine Prohibition Quote

"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

 

Can anyone explain the logic?

How is cannabis illegal and alcohol is not? Cannabis is not only safer than alcohol it's medicinal.

 

Alcohol is a much bigger problem, says DC Police Chief

"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

 

I prefer marijuana over alcohol because...

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.