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Tue Sep 25, 2012, 07:08 PM

 

Tom Tancredo Backs Legal Weed: 'Marijuana Prohibition Has Failed Us' [View all]

Source: Huffington Post

Tom Tancredo is many things to many people: a conservative firebrand, staunch anti-immigration activist, a 2010 Colorado gubernatorial candidate, a former Republican congressman, but last week he took on another provocative title -- marijuana legalization advocate.

Tancredo, a surprising ally of the progressive movement to legalize marijuana, wrote a column for The Gazette on the "pro" side of a marijuana legalization debate. Colorado Attorney General John Suthers served as the "con" point of view for the piece. Tancredo writes:

"I am endorsing Amendment 64 not despite my conservative beliefs, but because of them.

Throughout my career in public policy and in public office, I have fought to reform or eliminate wasteful and ineffective government programs. There is no government program or policy I can think of that has failed in such a unique way as marijuana prohibition."



Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/25/tom-tancredo-backs-legal-_n_1913192.html



The tide is turning, gents..

If Tancredo can support marijuana, then so can all of us - and marijuana can easily help the state's coffers especially in education and public trust.

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