The Law: Grass Grows More Acceptable

It could be written off to the kids last year when the city council of Ann Arbor, Mich., voted to make marijuana use a misdemeanor subject to a maximum fine of $5, payable by mail. And this spring the radicals were apparently responsible as 60% of Berkeley, Calif., voters passed the "marijuana initiative," which ordered police to give marijuana laws "their lowest priority" and required authorization of the city council for any "arrest for possession, use or cultivation" of the weed. Both cities' policies were later knocked out. But last month in Washington, D.C., a still more revolutionary idea came from...

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