ABC News: Does Stiff Pot Policy Give Meth Free Ride?By
ABC News: Does Stiff Pot Policy Give Meth Free Ride?:
Is the Nation’s Marijuana Policy Misguided?
Critics Contend the Government Is Fighting Pot at the Expense of Battling Meth
A Drug Enforcement Administration agent hands a freshly-pulled marijuana plant off to another law enforcement officer as they work to clear a patch of the weed near Entiant, Wash., Sept. 20, 2005. (Elaine Thompson/ AP Photo )
By RUSSELL GOLDMAN
Aug. 1, 2007
Since the Marijuana Tax Act â€” the first anti-marijuana federal law â€” was signed by President Roosevelt 70 years ago Thursday, the debate over the drug’s effects, dangers and criminalization has raged unabated.
The Bush administration has made marijuana its prime target in the war on drugs, spending billions of dollars on education camp