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Op-ed column: Misplaced priorities

Ease marijuana war to target bath salts, truly dangerous drug

Sunday, August 19, 2012
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The broader drug war is a bad idea, and I am no advocate of increasing penalties across the board. By banning essentially all buzz-creating substances (except of course, alcohol, caffeine and nicotine), we waste finite resources (taxpayer dollars) and ruin people’s lives....

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