Sheriff Darnell joins in resolution against medical marijuana

Sheriff Darnell joins in resolution against medical marijuana

But the resolution backed by Darnell clearly announces the group’s staunch opposition to legalizing pot for any reason, and raises some familiar arguments to support its stance.

The group maintains that legalization would “most assuredly” drive up both illicit drug use and healthcare costs.

Regarding illegal drugs, the sheriffs argue that marijuana, now more potent than ever as a hallucinogenic, has a “high potential” for abuse and is a “gateway” drug whose use correlates with a “high incidence of progression” toward using heroin and cocaine.

And making marijuana legal would “potentially” boost black market sales by the drug cartels that would bypass a regulatory system.

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One Response to Sheriff Darnell joins in resolution against medical marijuana

  1. steve says:

    Many people hold opinions absent facts or clarity; here’s another one ~

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