Marijuana use is soaring, and proponents of legalization claim that it is a safe drug that can treat diseases. But new evidence shows that marijuana use can be deeply harmful to mental health.
On Thursday, Heritage’s Senior Legal Research Fellow Paul Larkin hosted a conversation with award-winning author and former New York Times reporter Alex Berenson. In his new book, Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence, Berenson warns that advocates for cannabis legalization have misled America about the reality of marijuana. You can watch the event here.
What should the conservative position be on decriminalizing marijuana?