Recovery High School Principal says legalizing medical marijuana sends wrong message

Recovery High School Principal says legalizing medical marijuana sends wrong message

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.

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Ballot Question 3 in Statistical Dead Heat; While Parents of Deceased Teen Say “21st Century” Pot Led to His Death

“We never imagined that smoking pot could take our son from us.” Lisa and Bill Brandon, Acton, Massachusetts, parents of Connor Brandon (19) who died July 2012. “We want you to vote NO on Question 3.  For Brandon, and for every young person like him.”

Boston – MaVoteNOonQuestion3.com today held a press conference in Boston making the case that once voters become aware of the dangers of a proliferation of “medical marijuana” they choose to vote no.

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What we do know for sure is that smoking marijuana profoundly harms youth.

What we do know for sure is that smoking marijuana profoundly harms youth.

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.

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Protect our kids, Colorado teacher says

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. 

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