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What’s Wrong with Teen Drug Education Programs And How To Fix Them

What’s Wrong with Teen Drug Education Programs And How To Fix Them

Marijuana is legal for adults to use in four states and the District of Columbia, and more jurisdictions are posed to join in the near future.  With this change, there is growing interest in how the new legal status of marijuana will affect children and teens. Washington’s I-502 campaign suggested that regulating marijuana would be more […]

Grown Ups Smoking Marijuana Is Not Bad, It’s Just Illegal

Grown Ups Smoking Marijuana Is Not Bad, It’s Just Illegal

When I was a kid our next door neighbor Bob had brain cancer. He was young, in his 30s, a former boxer in the Marines with three young daughters. Because of the chemotherapy and radiation Bob couldn’t go out in the sun. Every night Bob would sit out on his back porch and the neighbors […]

It’s Time To Legalize All Drugs, Not Just Marijuana

It’s Time To Legalize All Drugs, Not Just Marijuana

PHOTO: Aftermath of an alcohol-prohibition era mob hit in Los Angeles, circa 1933. For the first time, the majority of Americans believe marijuana should be legal. In fact, it has not only just become a majority belief, it’s become trendy to talk about—marijuana legalization is probably the only topic that can really bridge the conservative-liberal […]