Day: January 2, 2016

My 2016 New Year’s Resolutions

As we begin this new year, which looks wonderfully promising for the adoption of marijuana legalization by more and more states, we need to begin to focus on some of the more subtle areas of legalization policy. We must insist that these new laws do more than stop the arrest of smokers; we must insist that they treat marijuana smokers fairly. Here are my resolutions for the New Year. 1. We must double-back to those states that have legalized marijuana, to fix the child custody and employment issues. This is essential as we continue to move towards a public policy that treats responsible marijuana smokers fairly. No parent should be presumed to be an unfit parent simply because he/she smokes…

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