No on Prop. 64: Stand up for kids
The San Diego Union Tribune
By William Gore & James Labelle
Proposition 64, which would legalize the recreational use of marijuana, is being portrayed by supporters as nearly without cost to our society. But from a law enforcement and health care perspective, that’s just not the case.
Proposition 64 is a step backward instead of forward for California’s progress in public health. It’s confounding that on the same ballot voters are being asked to both expand marijuana use and to curb the smoking of cigarettes.
Law enforcement has some real concerns about Proposition 64 based on what has happened in Colorado.