Comment of the Day

Reader: Shrooms should be legal, but they're cheaper because they're against the law

Yesterday, we reported about an odd package that showed up at the Glenwood Springs Post Independent: a box of psilocybin mushrooms. The topic was naturally humorous, but some readers got into a serious debate about whether shrooms should be legal. Here's the take of one person who thinks the status quo might be better than the alternative.

Monkey writes:

Mushrooms should be legal, but after the whole "regulate marijuana like alcohol" scam, I'd rather keep them illegal than over taxed and over regulated. But totally decriminalized would be nice.

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