Advocates of legalizing recreational marijuana frequently argue that cannabis doesn’t belong atop the federal drug schedule with heroin and other hardcore substances, while cocaine, for example, is in a lower category.
Marijuana, is much safer, advocates say, as evidenced by its growing use as a medicinal substance. Medical professionals and others note that it isn’t without risks, however, particularly when smoked.
“Is it dangerous? I’ll smoke a whole bag in front of you and prove it’s not,” pro-cannabis activist Adam Cottle said during an interview at the Times Leader last week.
For the record, he did not.
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