Comment of the Day

Reader: If the Children Are Our Future, It's Their Choice If They Want to Be Stoned

In a recent Comment of the Day, a reader argued that Colorado's legalization of marijuana was a huge mistake. Unsurprisingly, this position received plenty of push-back. Here's one memorable example.

See also: Reader: Recreational Marijuana Legalization Was a Huge Mistake

Salvator Buttita writes:

Well, if the children are the future, it's their choice whether they want to be stoned or not. With the amount of debt we're leaving on their shoulders, they might need to be high to keep from killing themselves. These old farts need to realize they crapped the bed and should stop giving advice.

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