Sunday, November 30, 2014

Colorado, Legalizing Marijuana, and Macomb, Michigan

Seven negative side effects that pot legalization has caused in Colorado and why it matters in Macomb, Michigan

1) the majority of DUI drug arrests involve marijuana;
2) youth consumption of marijuana has increased;
3) drug-related suspensions/expulsions increased 32 percent over a 5-year period and a majority was for marijuana;
4) an increase in college users;
5) almost 50 percent of Denver arrestees tested positive for marijuana;
6) marijuana-related emergency room visits increased 57 percent from 2011-2013; and

7) marijuana-related hospitalizations has increased 82 percent since 2008.

So why does this matter in Macomb, Michigan?  Read the rest of this article and be sure to follow the various   links  to studies that reveal the dangers of marijuana.