- Posted December 27, 2013 by
This iReport is part of an assignment:
Does marijuana help you?
The night I realized the Dealer was a Sheriff
The Ozarks are often referred to as the buckle of the Bible belt. Churches of many faiths dot the countryside. People are quite conservative and support the law. Many people in the heartland of America oppose changing existing laws and the status-quo regarding marijuana. What they are unaware of is that there is a problem quietly brewing in the background.
What happens when rogue elements of law enforcement quit taking what they seize back to the office and begin quietly dealing marijuana themselves? There are too many stories about this people are scared to tell. People wish to remain anonymous in rural Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Arizona, and other places.
Unfortunately; this is a problem that won't go away with the present situation. It will only get worse. Low pay, and lack of supervision are possible factors. Do we want rural america to face an epidemic of crime and murder like Mexico?
Making marijuana legal here but not there; and giving dirty cops who are dealing it life in prison is not the answer.