Seattle's former chief of police has some common sense words on prohibition. Namely... it DOESN'T WORK!
I don't favor decriminalization. I favor legalization, and not just of pot but of all drugs, including heroin, cocaine, meth, psychotropics, mushrooms and LSD.It's a shame repeal won't happen in our lifetimes. The amount of wasted money and human capital from the War on Drugs is staggering. What's that old saying about the cure being worse that the disease...?
Go read it.