Thank you for giving voice to the now growing majority of us who support most of what was written by Dr. John Frantz (“Marijuana should be quasi-legal,” Oct. 27). What the good doctor refers to as a “new category,” however, is a category that already exists and it is called “regulation” — a more fitting term than “legalization.”

We regulate all kinds of ingestible substances to widely varying degrees, and marijuana should be no different. Restrictions on advertising, as the doctor uses for his example of “new,” have been in place on tobacco for many years.

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Boston herald, November 3, 2011