Reader: Being profiled for pot is the price Colorado has to pay for leading the way

Reader: Being profiled for pot is the price Colorado has to pay for leading the way

Our latest post about alleged pot profiling, featuring Idaho State Troopers pulling over three Colorado drivers for incredibly minor traffic infractions (but then finding cannabis), led to an intriguing debate about the practice. Here's the post of a reader who feels such law-enforcement behavior is to be expected given that Colorado's laws differ significantly from those in every other state except Washington.

Charlie Jones writes:

This is the price Colorado are going to have to pay the rest of the country don't agree with us. If you don't like it nobody says you have to.

Send your story tips to the author, Michael Roberts.

For more memorable takes, visit our Comment of the Day archive.

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