Saying that the country needs to get over the fact marijuana has been unjustifiably illegal, former FBI and Federal Department of Justice officials are backing a Washington state initiative to legalize the weed. They say Washington state voters should pass the initiative that would legalize recreational marijuana, tax it, and that revenues should go to the state’s general fund. Once passed, they say, law enforcement would be free to go after worse criminal problems like violence, heavy drug trafficking and weapons violations.
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