In marijuana debate, both sides beg: Think of the children

9/25/14–Alaskans ask voters to consider if legal, check regulated sales keep marijuana out of the hands of young people or give them easier access to it? The two sides presented their cases in dueling press conferences related to the yes campaign’s introduction of a coalition of parents in favor of the initiative. The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol in Alaska announced the support of 35 Alaska parents and the launch of an ad campaign targeting Alaska moms and dads. The opposition group, drug Big Marijuana. Big Mistake. Vote No on 2 presented plenty of support from parents, 36 organizations, and 27 community leaders and politicians who oppose the measure. Read