Jacob Sullum on Pathetic Pot Prohibitionists

On Monday, less than a week after Colorado’s
state-licensed marijuana shops began serving recreational
consumers, the anti-pot group Project SAM thanked three
public figures who “have galvanized our movement.” One of them was
Tina Brown, former editor of Vanity
The New Yorker, and The Daily
, whose contribution consisted of this insight,
which she offered to her 75,000 Twitter followers last Friday:
“Legal weed contributes to us being a fatter, dumber, sleepier
nation even less able to compete with the Chinese.” If this is what
passes for smart commentary among pot prohibitionists, says Senior
Editor Jacob Sullum, it’s no wonder they’re losing.

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from Hit & Run http://reason.com/blog/2014/01/08/jacob-sullum-on-pathetic-pot-prohibition

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