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Letter to the editor: On pot, beer & wine, Pa. looks foolish

I find it disturbing that Gov. Tom Wolf wants us to “take a serious and honest look at recreational marijuana” ( “Gov. Wolf calls for ‘serious’ look at legalizing recreational pot,” Dec. 19, TribLIVE). We are now looking to help dope up our citizens as they drive and work — in a state where we still can’t buy beer and wine in most grocery stores, Sam’s Club, Costco, etc.

What with our very high taxes on gasoline and inability to buy wine or beer as we grocery shop, we look like fools to our neighbors in Ohio and most of the rest of the country. Our roads and bloated state Legislature add to our discontent.

Maybe we should legalize marijuana to help blind us from the antics of politicians who have created their own fiefdoms in our cities and state.

James A. Bernauer


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