Of course, regardless of whether it’s the Deputy Drug Czar Scott Burns, White House Drug Czar John Walters, or UN Drug Czar Antonio Maria Costa, there’s not a Drug Czar alive who can’t help but lie about marijuana.
No surprise the biggest political news of the week comes from New Hampshire, where the House voted Tuesday to decriminalize pot possession.
Manchester Mayor Frank Guinta also appears to have contracted the disease. Yesterday, the mayor demanded state Rep. David Scannell, one of the 193 elected officials who voted in favor of HB 1623, to resign from his full-time job as spokesman for the Manchester school district.
The House voted 193-141 Tuesday to decriminalize the small amount of the drug, making possessing it a violation subject to a $200 fine.
On Wednesday, March 5, the New Hampshire House is scheduled to debate and vote on House Bill 1623. As amended, this measure would reclassify minor marijuana penalties from a misdemeanor to a civil violation.
House Bill 1623, which seeks to remove criminal penalties for the possession and use of…