Expecting Pot Penalties to Decrease? Slow Your Roll

EL PASO — It was not long after Gov. Rick Perry’s remarks that states should enact their own marijuana laws that social media sites began wondering if the theory of relativity was a sham or whether Pink Floyd’s estranged founder would finally rejoin the band.

“Don’t be surprised when gravity partially reverses itself so people can fly and doctors finally find a cure for death,” Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, a group seeking change in American drug policies, posted on Facebook in response to Perry’s comments at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Perry spoke on a panel on ...

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