I am quoting here another's comment:
Gevalt says: 'The drug war against cannabis, as currently constituted, countenances too many morally impermissible (harm-exacerbating) side effects to warrant being dignified as an acceptable policy choice. The routinization of SWAT (with the inevitable wrong-door dynamic entries and predictable, horrifying consequences)
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as well as the institutionalization of asset forfeiture abuse (“cop piracy”) is enough by itself to warrant calling off the drug dogs. We don’t necessarily need a free market but we do need to end the war-like tactics.'