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 DEAâ€™s perspective, the battle over drugs in Chicago is on a much higher level.
â€œI am at war with the Mexican cartels,â€ Riley said.
Chicagoâ€™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.