New Hampshire prison official calls to `legalize, control, regulate, tax´marijuana

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New Hampshire prison official calls to ‘legalize, control, regulate, tax’ marijuana


By David Edwards Monday, November 11, 2013 14:51 EST

The head of one jail in New Hampshire said on Monday that his experience in the prison system had made him sure that it was time to legalize marijuana.

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin signed a bill earlier this year to decriminalize small amounts of weed, but Cheshire County Department of Corrections Superintendent Richard Van Winkler told Vermont Public Radio that the law did not go far enough.

“If we decriminalize we allow the illegal drug enterprise to flourish. That money goes to bad guys, that money funds terrorism,” he explained. “If we legalize, control, regulate, tax in the same way that we do for alcohol, we put the illegal drug dealer out of business.”

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4 responses

  1. Reblogged this on ChildreninPrison and commented:

    perhaps this step could free children/youth from prison or make it more difficult to bring them into…

    November 12, 2013 at 11:24 am

  2. CAPS is funded domestically, similar to other universities during the Blue Valley district, but the Centre receives normal many benefits from their exclusive associations with localized small businesses. “They produce us with funding, items, place at their own facilities and mentors,” Ralston said. “It’s a winwin for them simply because they can be exploring for upcoming expertise.”

    November 28, 2013 at 8:33 am

    • Have mercy on me! I cannot read Japan words!

      November 28, 2013 at 9:12 am

      • …wanted to read & reblog Your article …

        November 28, 2013 at 9:13 am

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