"I'm not a big fan of full legalization of marijuana, I didn't support it," he continues. "At the same [time]...if I can contribute to one kid not destroying his or life getting addicted to marijuana, then I will have accomplished my goal."
And that's not all: "I've been trying to get the word out there that...marijuana use during adolescence can have very profound impacts that are biological as well as social," Thurstone says. "It's not a joke. It's not harmless."
But is it more harmful than other things that kids encounter?
Says Charlie Whiskey:
Isn't marijuana less addictive than the caffeine that kids are drinking (along with the heaps of high fructose corn syrup) in sodas that they can buy in their schools?
What do you think of Thurstone's inclusion on the task force?