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We pay a price for keeping marijuana illegal [Letter]

We waste money on jailing smokers. We allow liquor to be sold on every corner, and pedestrians and drivers are killed every day.

Meanwhile, the police are locking up people of all ages for puffing marijuana. People are getting blood tests because they are in pain management, but they can drink themselves silly and that's OK.

We are supporting the cartels by keeping marijuana illegal.

Michael Willinger

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