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Reader: Medical marijuana centers near schools a risk, but not drug stores and bars?

In recent days, The Latest Word has exploded with commentary about U.S. Attorneys Office seizure letters sent to 23 dispensaries within 1,000 feet of schools -- and a post about possible options for targeted centers was no exception. Here, a reader argues, in a very colorful way, that the actions represent misplaced priorities.

Norman Gooding writes:

The two drugstores and titty bars next door to the schools will be visited by the federal enforcers when they need a break from enforcing a failed prohibition law.

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