The Nation: Concerning Pot and Man at The National Review

It came as something of a surprise last week when the Consumer Union, an independent, nonprofit organization, published a 623-page study that advocated complete legalization of marijuana as well as a nationwide methadone program (see BEHAVIOR). "Marijuana is here to stay," said the report. "No conceivable law-enforcement program can curb its availability." But American conservatives may have arched their eyebrows well above the hairline when they glimpsed the latest issue of William F. Buckley Jr.'s staunchly nonpermissive National Review. There on the cover was the headline: THE TIME HAS COME: ABOLISH THE POT...

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