What next, marijuana?

A Gazette editorial from the Charleston Gazette-Mail 

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — So far, 10 states have legalized medical marijuana to treat war veterans suffering PTSD, and several other states are studying the step, a March 23 news report said.

America slowly wipes out former taboos, and legalization of marijuana nationwide could be next.

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder declared in a new PBS “Frontline” interview that pot should be “rescheduled” to lower status under federal law, marked down to a less-harmful category.

“You know, we treat marijuana in the same way that we treat heroin now,” Holder said, “and that clearly is not appropriate. So, at a minimum, I think Congress needs to do that.”

He added: “The whole question of, should marijuana be decriminalized. I mean, that’s a conversation we should engage in.”

Already, 23 states have legalized pot in some manner…

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