Legalizing marijuana not so 'Responsible'

I have been closely following all of the articles about legalization of marijuana and how the group, ResponsibleOhio, was started. I have only read one letter to the editor from a concerned Ohio resident about the increased probability of mental illness developing among users.According to the National Institutes of Health, "Cannabis is the most commonly used illicit drug worldwide, with approximately 5 millions of daily users worldwide.

Emerging evidence supports a number of associations between cannabis and psychosis/psychotic disorders, including schizophrenia."A program from National Geographic stated an actual percentage of those who will experience psychosis: 50 percent of all marijuana users will experience psychosis.

Ohio, are you ready to be "Responsible" for this? In the last year alone, three Cincinnati-area residents reported to be marijuana users committed heinous crimes: 1) Andrea Bradley severely tortured and killed her 2-year-old daughter, Glenara Bates; 2) De'asia Watkins beheaded her 3-month old daughter, Jayniah;...

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