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The Shire Rules No More Kidnapping for Small Weed Possession, the People Rejoice

From the files of “The Longer Leash” comes this story out of New Hampshire.  The local crown there has decided to not directly threaten the subjects with kidnapping if they possess an arbitrarily designated amount of marijuana or hashish.  Instead, they will be indirectly threatened with lethal force in the form of fines, not kidnapping.  From a pragmatic perspective, of course it is a good thing that the state will no longer directly threaten people with kidnapping for possession of a small amount of weed or hash, but still, the state is fining people for choosing to put something in their body that does no direct harm to anyone else. […]