Selling pot is still against law
06/30/2013 4:36 PM
06/30/2013 4:39 PM
Regarding "Law-abiding pot sellers punished" (June 27, Letters): I'm shocked anyone would even suggest that young people should "go into this kind of business." Second, it is against the law to sell marijuana for profit under any circumstances. Marijuana is a schedule 1 illegal drug for good reason. It is not a harmless plant. Don't be fooled by the marijuana lobby's propaganda.
Last, federal law trumps state law, so when out-of-state billionaires such as George Soros come into our state to specifically undermine our drug laws, we have a recourse.
Editor's Choice Videos
Join the Discussion
The Modesto Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.