MJ Decriminalization is Wrong Focus in Fight Against Addiction

Aren’t New Hampshire’s drug/addiction problems bad enough? How does decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana (MJ) reduce the number of addicts and associated costs? Decriminalization isn’t the answer to reducing our addiction problem.

Lacking personal experience, I refer to President Obama’s director of National Drug Control Policy’s, Michael Botticelli, December 13, 2015 interview on 60 Minutes.

Botticelli, a recovering alcoholic, is “not a fan of legalization” of MJ. He says MJ is linked to lower academic performance and lower IQs, that it exacerbates mental health problems, and that 1 in 9 MJ users become addicted to it. | More…

| GraniteGrok

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