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Between Two Extremes: The Path Forward in Marijuana Policy
August 4, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Today’s marijuana is much more potent than in the past — with pot edibles, candies, cookies, ice creams, and waxes being up to 99% THC. In comparison, marijuana in the Woodstock era contained 5% THC. William Jones will take participants through the latest facts and figures on what is really happening in legalized states and the overall goal of the legalization movement.
• Examine the impact of marijuana on communities — ranging from drugged driving and youth marijuana use to law enforcement concerns and public health costs.
• Discuss the facts the media have ignored as the United States rushes to legalize marijuana.
• Explore the complex concerns surrounding social justice issues.