In a new series of articles, George F. Will, a Pulitzer Prize winning conservative journalist, contemplates ending the war on marijuana. First Pat Roberson, now George F. Will. What’s going on in conservative America?
For Will, the answer is economic. He argues that the cost of incarcerating low-level sellers and users outweighs any benefit to society. Money drives conservative politics, and Will concludes that the war on marijuana is colossal waste of money.
With a choice of either raising taxes, or cutting social services, some conservatives are taking a new look at decriminalizing and taxing marijuana sales.
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