Posted: October 13, 2014
The linked article below describes a 20 year study by Professor Wayne Hall, an adviser to the World Health Organization, who has just completed evaluating pot users. Even if half of what he says is true, it should be enough reason to slow down the rush to pot in New Mexico by users and abusers.
Some of the findings which will, of course, be hotly contested by the world are:
One in six teens who regularly smoke pot become dependent pot increases the risk of developing psychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia heavy use in adolescence appears to impair intellectual development driving under the influence doubles your risk of car crashes.
You can study the study, pick through it for flaws, question the sample, interrogate the professor.
While pot may be something adults can handle, it is definitely something minors can’t.
Until a cogent plan arises to protect youngsters, provide help when they need it, give them other things to occupy their time than sparking up, pot belongs in the questionable category.
While Bruce King may want to use the issue to become a New Mexico Governor and Dems may want to use it to get out the vote, and a debilitated vote besides that, it is not a good idea in New Mexico.
We are going to pot pretty quick as it is; legalizing it and giving it an endorsement is probably a little rash.
Let’s see what happens in Colorado?
If you feel the need to indulge, just drive up to Denver and light up.
That is, if you have that much self control?
Full article here >>>.