One Toke Over the Line
Submission Date: December 16, 2010
Attributing Author: Los Angeles Times
Source: Los Angeles Times
The assertion that Prop. 19 is contributing to a rise in teenage marijuana use is unfounded.
California, whose initiative to legalize recreational marijuana use drew national headlines this year, is notoriously tolerant of a drug considered an evil weed in some parts of the country. But is our lax attitude creating a school system full of Jeff Spicolis, the iconic California stoner from “Fast Times at Ridgemont High”? R. Gil Kerlikowske, the Obama administration’s drug czar, suspects that it is.