legalize drugs and tax the crap out of them.
I suggest you make Marijuana legal at the Federal level and mandate the release of all prisoners that are incarcerated for possession only. Ways this qualify for the SAVE award: Does the idea reduce costs in a way that is concrete and quantifiable? Yes, this will save $42 billion a year. Does the idea improve the way that government operates by: * Improving the quality of output at lower costs; or * Simplifying ...more »
Think of all the problems caused by restricting the use of marijuana. Doesn't it seem odd that cigarettes are far more deadly than this natural plant? I don't smoke it, but seems like a ridiculous thing to put a hold on. We have our prisons flooding with so many misdemeanors and small time crooks, mainly involved with selling/using marijuana. I have never seen a "pot-head" attack someone in a rage; however, I've seen ...more »
Legalize, regulate, and tax marijuana instead of fighting it. We would save money on law enforcement and prisons and would make money on taxes and fees associated with the legal, recreational use of marijuana.