Drug Abuse | Experts say looser marijuana laws lead some to assume the drug is safe
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 3/02/17, 01:58 pm
America’s largest association of pediatricians is pushing back against a growing perception that marijuana is safe for teens.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published a clinical report Monday in the journal Pediatrics warning that nationwide marijuana legalization efforts have led to more access, stronger drugs, and lower perceived risks. More teens and adults think marijuana is harmless, even healthful.