I do know that there appears to be a clear link between legalization of recreational cannabis use in a state, and the rate of traffic accidents that occur in its aftermath.
Category: Public Policy
Investments, costs, regulations, laws, courts and prisons– what helps? What’s useless or worse- harmful? What’s the cost to the taxpayer? And the economy? And the families? And, oh, yes… the people suffering from addictive disease?
We certainly can’t count on the emerging cannabis industry to supply us with all the necessary facts, any more than we could count on the drug reps from Purdue Pharma to educate our physicians about the true risks of long-term opioid use in the treatment of chronic pain.Read More
The roots of opposition are on an emotional level that doesn’t readily respond to the logic of science. The danger is that the public will be persuaded and take actions that are ultimately not in their own best interests.Read More