Sure, I’ll buy that. Micromanaging impulses of society quite clearly exist on the Left, Progessivism is the poster child of that, along with their biggest boondoggle; Prohibition.
No Dave; immigrants are a self-selected group, with the highest instance of Conscientious of people from their country.
This is why immigrants from the former Eastern Block are highly productive, while culture in the Eastern Bloc is obsessed with Government benefits, even to this day.
The immigrants had personality traits that made them eskew their own culture in several respects. Personality traits that pushed them into being immigrants in the first place.
And you can’t force it out of existence. That’s the reality we live in.
It can be grown, anywhere, farmers will literally grow it, when nothing else will.
The information how to grow it is everywhere; if you have an internet connection, it only takes 10 seconds for you to learn how to grow pot.
The equipment to grow it is ubiquitous; you gather up the necessary parts on EBAY. And no one will be the wiser.
There is no expectation of enforcement, no expectation of control. You can regulate it, but you have no means to force it to stop. And trying to force it to stop, creates other problems.
Deadzones of enforcement, a revenue source for Cartels, communities completely alienated by society, rent-seeking police departments looking for Federal grants. These are the cons to War on Drugs, and they aren’t worth it.
Technology has taken away the ability to prohibit pot, just as it has taken the possibility of gun bans away from the Left.