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Colorado shows why legalizing marijuana is bad policy

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Jeff Hunt is the vice president of public policy at Colorado Christian University.

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., has introduced the Marijuana Justice Act in an effort to legalize marijuana across the nation. This is the furthest-reaching legalization effort to date and marks another sad moment in our nation’s embrace of a drug that will have generational consequences.

Our country is facing a drug epidemic. Legalizing recreational marijuana will do nothing that Booker expects. We heard many of these same promises in 2012 when Colorado legalized recreational marijuana.

http://www.northjersey.com/story/opinion/contributors/2017/08/10/colorado-shows-why-legalizing-marijuana-bad-policy/553148001/

One thought on “Colorado shows why legalizing marijuana is bad policy

  1. The Empty Suit must have spent too much time in the “Choom Wagon”. To have the Feds get in the pot business for tax reasons as the country further stupifys itself is insane. The latest buzz is about an opioid crisis and the government wants to sue the drug manufacturers. If they could collect taxes on heroin, would they whistle a different tune?

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