Expecting Pot Penalties to Decrease? Slow Your Roll
It was not long after Gov. Rick Perry’s remarks that states should enact their own marijuana laws that social media sites began wondering if the theory of relativity was a sham or whether Pink Floyd’s estranged founder would finally rejoin the band.
“Don’t be surprised when gravity partially reverses itself so people can fly and doctors finally find a cure for death,” Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, a group seeking change in American drug policies, posted on Facebook in response to Perry’s comments at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Perry spoke on a panel on incarceration, where he reiterated his support for Texas’ drug courts, which were created in 2001 and are an alternative to prison for drug-related convictions. Read more