Vote no on pot shops

Vote no on pot shops

Many cities who have retail stores have learned the costs of crime from legalization is trumping any profit.

No, Mr Roegner, Sharry Edwards has not, as you surmised in your Oct. 18 column, “adopted some of Jim Ferrell’s conservative views” – specifically her position on pot shops in Federal Way. Their shared view is not a “conservative party view,” a “liberal party view” – nor an “independent party view.” Sharry Edwards and Mayor Jim Ferrell are merely using their brains. It’s called a “common sense” view. You should try it sometime – it’s liberating.

I must add: The Legislature did us common sense thinkers no favors when they legalized marijuana in this state. It’s called, “greed.” The shame of it all? Many cities who have retail stores, for the most part, have learned the costs of crime from legalization is trumping any profit; more incidents of marijuana are found in schools, more DUI’s from pot use. And, the illegal sales of marijuana are still happening right here in Federal Way.

Vote no on pot shops.

Sheryl Nevers

Federal Way




Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@federalwaymirror.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.federalwaymirror.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in Letters to the Editor

Email editor@federalwaymirror.com
Retiree thanks legislator; tragic death reaction | Letters

Thanks from a retiree As a retiree from the UW Medical Center… Continue reading

Email editor@federalwaymirror.com
Thoughts on FWPS and the superintendent | Letter to the editor

The success of a community’s public schools largely relies on the mutual… Continue reading

Email editor@federalwaymirror.com
People still want to get high in Federal Way | Letter to the editor

Our mayor is a 1980s drug warrior. I read the recent article… Continue reading

Email editor@fedwaymirror.com
Letters: Lakehaven commissioner says farewell

Water commissioner’s self-imposed term limit As one of your elected Lakehaven Water… Continue reading

Email editor@fedwaymirror.com
Letters: FW schools vs. COVID-19

In the March 26 edition of the Federal Way Mirror, there was… Continue reading

Email editor@fedwaymirror.com
Letters: Thoughts on Federal Way schools, pandemic, Sound Transit

Thoughts on FW schools The entire state is now in Phase 3.… Continue reading

Email editor@federalwaymirror.com
Sound Transit public art in Federal Way | Letters

The first photo above was placed on Facebook. For several weeks now,… Continue reading

Email editor@fedwaymirror.com
Letters: Thank you legislators

Thank you legislators I want to thank our legislators from the 30th… Continue reading

Email editor@fedwaymirror.com
Letters: Fight for a livable future; reader complaint; voting rights restoration

Fight for a livable future I am the mother of a nature-loving… Continue reading

Email editor@federalwaymirror.com
Letters: Walk a mile in a teacher’s shoes

Walk a mile in a teacher’s shoes As the issue of reopening… Continue reading

Email editor@federalwaymirror.com
Help for at-risk renters | Letters

By now, most Federal Way citizens have received their most recent economic… Continue reading

Email editor@federalwaymirror.com
Renter stability in Federal Way | Letters

Homeowners need our renting neighbors to have stable and secure housing. Our… Continue reading