Things like question 3 send the wrong message.
Decriminalization sends the wrong message.
Legalization of medical marijuana sends the wrong message.
“Our kids are going into treatment, getting clean and getting sober and when they come out they’ve nowhere to go. They go back to their old people, places or things, their old schools and they were relapsing at really high rates.” — Roger Oser, Principal of Ostiguy Recovery High School in Boston.Read More
Ballot Question 3 in Statistical Dead Heat; While Parents of Deceased Teen Say “21st Century” Pot Led to His Death
Christian Thurstone, M.D. says, “I’m interested in this subject because 95 percent of the teenagers treated for substance abuse and addiction in my adolescent substance-abuse treatment clinic at Denver Health are there because of their marijuana use, and because nationwide, 67 percent of teens are referred to substance treatment because of their marijuana use.”
Diverted “medical” marijuana increases access while myths fuel perceptions about harmfulness.Read More
Christina Blair, a teacher in Colorado, has watched firsthand as so-called “medical” marijuana has affected students in her state — where there is now a push to legalize the drug for recreational use.Read More