Pot is legal and sky hasn’t fallen

Pot is legal and sky hasn’t fallen

Editor’s note: Leonard Frieling serves as a Colorado NORML Board Member Emeritus, is a former judge, and lectures frequently on marijuana issues. He is also as peaker for LEAP.cc (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition), and a criminal defense attorney.

(CNN) — I am sorry to report that Colorado has shut down all government and civilian activities under a haze of pot smoke. Trains will not run. Store shelves are bare. Citizens are rioting in a pot-induced trance. Tourists are avoiding the Sodom and Gomorrah called Colorado. Keep your children indoors and your money in the mattress!

Yes, many skeptics predicted terrible consequences, but six months after legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado, the sky still hasn’t fallen. Read More…