Rhode Island lawmaker: Legalize marijuana to ‘reduce crime’ and ‘weaken gangs’



Rhode Island lawmaker: Legalize marijuana to ‘reduce crime’ and ‘weaken gangs’ (via Raw Story )

Following last year’s successful effort to decriminalize marijuana in Rhode Island, advocates in the state legislature now have their eyes on the biggest prize in drug reform: marijuana legalization. “Taxing and regulating the sale of marijuana will rob drug dealers of one of their reasons for…