Pediatricians say don’t lock up teenagers for using marijuana

TMR-pediatricians revise1/26/15–The nation’s pediatricians have changed their recommendations on marijuana and children. On Monday, the American Academy of Pediatrics revised its policy on medical marijuana, saying pediatricians should avoid prescribing it to children until more research is done, except in cases where patients are suffering from chronic, debilitating conditions. The pediatrics group is also recommending the decriminalization of weed, but it’s advising against legalization. Read