Americans are rapidly changing their views on marijuana legalization, with majorities in polls in recent months saying they support that effort. Here’s where a few opinion leaders stand.
Ruth Marcus, The Washington Post NO: “On balance, society will not be better off with another legal mind-altering substance. . . . As the American Medical Association concluded in recommending against legalization . . . ‘Heavy cannabis use in adolescence causes persistent impairments in neurocognitive performance and IQ, and use is associated with increased rates of anxiety, mood, and psychotic thought disorders.’ ” Read the column Dayna Smith/For The Washington Post Buy Photo