Opinion

July 10, 2014

Protecting our children in the new marijuana world

The brave new world of state-regulated recreational marijuana retail sales began this week. For the first time in the state of Washington’s history, adults can purchase marijuana for private, non-medical use – and do it legally. Those who advocated to end the era of marijuana prohibition will celebrate this historic moment. But other people worry whether more of today’s potent marijuana will find its way into the possession of people under the age of 21, for whom it remains illegal.

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