The Las Vegas Review-Journal editorializes on the impropriety of the Drug Czar’s use of taxpayer money to campaign against Nevada’s upcoming marijuana decriminalization initiative.

The hypocrisy of politicians who claim to be against big government and federal intervention on matters of local interest often arises when they support the so called War on Drugs. The Dallas


(a) Except as authorized by this chapter, a person commits an offense if the person knowingly or intentionally possesses a usable quantity of marihuana.

(b) An offense under Subsection (a) is:                                      

            (1) a Class B misdemeanor if the amount of marihuana possessed is two ounces or less;

            (2) a Class A