As California votes on an initiative to legalize marijuana, people need to be aware of the full extent of it’s result. I don’t do marijuana, and I wouldn’t ordinarily utilize my time on a subject like this and certainly wouldn’t want to attach my name to a pro-marijuana campaign but the scope of this decision is far greater then enabling stoners.
“What I think is horrible about all of this, is that we criminalize young people. And we use so many of our excellent resources … for things that aren’t really causing any problems,” said Elders. “It’s not a toxic substance.” – Former U.S. Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders