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Letter: Cannabis law is an ass

Sir: In asking, "How do you explain to your children that it is okay to pick and choose those laws that you obey and those you don't?", Graham Evans (Letters, 30 October) confuses legal imperatives with moral ones.

History is littered with unjust or misconceived laws. It is not just okay to distinguish between those laws which are right and those which are wrong, it is our responsibility. When - as in the case of cannabis prohibition - the law is merely an ass, it should be treated as such.


Redmond, Washington