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Marijuana: Another Gift of the Left to America's Youth

sarahbradlee Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 7:21 AM
Hugh, glad you didn't leave the statement that cigarettes kill but marijuana doesn't. I meet the teenage marijuana users at AA and NA meetings. They are generally more desperately troubled and at a younger age than we dinosaur AAers who passed up the weed in the 60s. I know this is anecdotal - but it isn't a good sign. At least alcoholics and smokers either had lives which we lost or losing or attempting to save. The younger folks (marijuana, etc) never even acquire a life it seems. Oh, and they do have kids --- until they are taken away.

Denver television station CBS4 reports that Colorado has seen a sharp spike in marijuana use among teenagers since Colorado voters passed Amendment 64 last November legalizing recreational use of the drug. As described in The Economist, along with a Washington State measure also legalizing marijuana, Amendment 64 is "an electoral first not only for America but for the world."

That means two American states are to the left of the Scandinavian countries, Holland, and every other liberal country regarding marijuana.

CBS4 quotes a number of local high school students:

"I've seen a lot more people just walking...

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