The Chicago Sun-Times discusses the proposal to decriminalize minor possession of marijuana in Chicago.
Thanks to Dan, who pointed out this bit:
From the DEA’s perspective, the battle over drugs in Chicago is on a much higher level.
“I am at war with the Mexican cartels,” Riley said.
Chicago’s drug market run by street gangs is directly tied to those cartels, which see the city as a hub for doing business and as a launching pad to deliver drugs throughout the country, he said.
Somebody didn’t get the message to Jack that our Drug Czar ended the war on drugs.