Marijuana, not heroin or cocaine, is the "bread and butter," "the center of gravity" for Mexican drug cartels.
- John P. Walters, Director Office of National Drug Control Policy

Of the $13.8 billion that Americans contributed to Mexican drug traffickers in 2004-05, about 62 percent, or $8.6 billion, comes from marijuana consumption.
- John P. Walters, Director Office of National Drug Control Policy

In strict medical terms marijuana is far safer than many foods we commonly consume. It is physically impossible to eat enough marijuana to induce death. Marijuana in its natural form is "one of the safest therapeutically active substances known to man."
- DEA Chief Administrative Law Judge Francis L. Young

The killings, beheadings and bombings in Mexico are due to "our insatiable demand for illegal drugs."
- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

[Existing] controls have generated an illicit black market of macro-economic proportions that uses violence and corruption.
- UNODC Executive Director Antonio Maria Costa

NIDA's system for evaluating requests for marijuana has resulted in some researchers who hold DEA registrations and requisite approval from [HHS and FDA] being unable to conduct their research because NIDA has refused to provide them with marijuana. I therefore find that the existing supply is not adequate.
- DEA Chief Administrative Law Judge Mary Ellen Bittner

Even if one takes every reefer madness allegation of the prohibitionists at face value, marijuana prohibition has done far more harm to far more people than marijuana ever could.
- William Frank "Bill" Buckley, Jr.

reform the law

UGA Norml endorses responsible marijuana use for adults. Drug abuse is a problem we are all concerned about.

If there is a better method of enforcement, we want it!

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