Letter: The dangers of legalizing recreational marijuana

3/12/20–According to an op-ed written by Sen. Paul Gazelka, one inconsistency regarding legalization is that the same people promoting recreational marijuana also support laws restricting tobacco use and vaping. Gazelka states they led the charge for stricter laws regulating the distribution of opioids and hands-free driving, but it raises the question that while distracted driving, tobacco, vaping and opioids are dangerous and bad for our youth, why isn’t marijuana considered to be? Read