New Hampshire is currently considering a bill to permit the medicinal use of marijuana for certain conditions, with a physician's recommendation. This piece by a current police officer, explaining why he doesn't want to arrest sick people, ran in the famously conservative Manchester Union-Leader, no less. Attitudes do seem to be changing. It is especially noteworthy to me that a currently serving police officer wrote this. It is not uncommon for retired law enforcement personnel to declare themselves against the unwinnable war on drugs, but currently serving officers seldom do. Don't know whether this is because they face possible reprisals or blockades in their career paths, but they simply hardly ever do. Either Bradley Jarris is especially committed or rather brave, or attitudes are changing on police forces.