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Barney Frank Supports Legalizing Heroin and Cocaine

WASHINGTON -- Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) has not tried heroin. But he thinks it should be legal, along with a host of other drugs. ...

Frank has made this case before, arguing at various points that marijuana should be legalized. Frank told HuffPost that he isn't a pot smoker, despite his support for the drug's legalization. "I can't inhale," Frank said. "I have a bad sinus condition." But his husband does smoke, and Frank himself has tried "pot cookies" which didn't "have a huge effect on me," he said.

What wasn't clear was if Frank's openness to drug legalization ended with weed. It doesn't.

Source: Huffington Post. Read full article. (link)

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  • AlgerHiss||

    Even a broken clock...

  • Paul Pot||

    Legalize all drugs completely.
    Cannabis should be growing everywhere, holding together river banks.
    Coca leaf should be available from the herbalist to make tea.
    Opium resin should be available to smoke or eat, it is far safer than injection drugs.
    It was the economics of prohibition that forced the concentrates on the world.
    Legalize the garden and the farm and the natural pharmacopoeia.

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