Thank you to some of your recent letter writers who have shown the courage to condemn marijuana.
I have seen the devastating effects of this drug up close and personal. Two of the large companies I worked for (as a health and safety person) were under my jurisdiction and out of six fatal accidents I investigated, five were caused by these individuals using marijuana — toxicology tests showed heavy concentrations of THC in their systems.
I would like to point out to our young people that if it does get legalized that doesn’t make it any less harmful. Legalizing alcohol, nicotine and marijuana is a huge money grab for a few and a heavy tax burden for the rest of us, not to mention all the sickness and suffering it causes.
Legalizing marijuana won’t stop the low-life drug peddlers from selling to our young people.
Legalizing in Colorado, according to one newscast — their crime rate went up by 29 per cent and traffic accidents up 62 per cent and a resident of Holland said since they legalized pot in that country “we are raising a nation of idiots.”
The sky may not be falling. but the smog and smell is moving in.