A better idea for drug enforcement

On Salon, Pot should be fined like a speeding ticket. Assuming there must be any penalties for pot use, this makes much more sense to me. I'd prefer decriminalization altogether, but perhaps it'd be easier to ratchet down the penalties first before just saying "let's stop prosecuting people for using a naturally occurring substance that's no more harmful than beer."

Author: Joe Brockmeier

Joe Brockmeier is a long-time participant in open source projects and former technology journalist. Brockmeier has worked as the openSUSE Community Manager, is an Apache Software Foundation (ASF) member, and participates heavily in the Fedora Cloud Working Group. Brockmeier works for Red Hat in the Open Source and Standards (OSAS) and manages the community team.

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