Adults in Massachusetts are forbidden from buying certain over-the-counter decongestants without first showing identification and having it logged by the pharmacy. But suddenly this state is capable of running a full-scale medical marijuana operation safely, and its citizens can be trusted to use the drug responsibly?

For pete’s sake, where are the nanny staters when we really need them?

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Boston Herald, Mon, March 7, 2011