Igor wrote:It's not a judgement on whether drugs should or should not be legalized, or are worse than speeding. It is a comment on a misleading statistic.
The article said that vast majority of the drop resulted from far fewer arrests for marijuana possession. That is the thing that was decriminalized. Duh.
Oh, then we're in agreement. The youth crime statistics across the country are inflated because of the pot laws and we'd save millions without sacrificing anything if we did this nationally.
Or should I say billions? That's a lot of money to take out of somebody's pockets and put it someplace else