Pubdate: Thu, 17 May 2012
Source: Chico News & Review, The (CA)
Copyright: 2012 Chico Community Publishing, Inc.
Author: Jay Bergstrom


We are less than a month away from the June 5 primary, and one of the
most controversial issues on the ballot in Butte County is Measure A.
The initiative would limit where and how much medical cannabis can be
grown in Butte County.

Our county would be better served if our supervisors could find the
wisdom to quit throwing money down the war-on-drugs rathole. I want
more music programs, more library hours, improvement of the general
welfare. This is not what we get when we traipse down the path of

I encourage our supervisors to spend some time drafting a letter to
send upstream recommending the complete legalization of cannabis. This
is the only way out of the box canyon, Tonto. The utopian dream of a
drug-free world has had enough time and money devoted to it. The
results are in; prohibition is not the path. That would mean NO on

Jay Bergstrom

Forest Ranch
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