Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Trade barriers in everything

The current version of the still-in-progress medical marijuana legislation for Ann Arbor requires that all the pot be grown and packaged in Michigan.

Now, this is not quite as moronic as it might seem at first blush, given that the disjunction between state medical marijuana laws and federal drug laws that is hinted at in the article.

The article also offers some entertaining back-and-forth with different bits of the medical marijuana industry trying to put legal restraints on each other.

Economics is everywhere - now pass the chips.

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