• Roger Roffman, Marijuana Researcher: I-502 will generate needed scientific data

    by  • November 12, 2012 • Opinion • 0 Comments

    (OP-ED): “Today, an estimated 20 percent of 10th-graders and 26 percent of 12th-graders in our state have used pot at least once in the prior month. No one can say with certainty whether the new law will have an effect on youth… Substantial tax revenues generated from the legal sale of marijuana to adults will be earmarked for public education about marijuana, education based on science rather than ideology… In the meantime, conversations between parents and children about marijuana are key.” Roger Roffman at the Seattle Times

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    Steve maintains Marijuana Monitor from Oakland, California. Having grown up in the East Bay and studied at UCLA, he's had ample exposure to contemporary marijuana culture and the policy debate surrounding the issue. He believes that now, more than ever, is the time for clear-headed discussion about pragmatics.

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