Federal Prosecutor Says Marijuana Legalization Will ‘Bring Down Our Society’

Federal Prosecutor Says Marijuana Legalization Will ‘Bring Down Our Society’

A federal prosecutor said recently that he expects the marijuana legalization movement to bring about the downfall of society. In an interview with the substance misuse treatment provider Odyssey House, U.S. Attorney for the District of Utah John Huber claimed that the illicit market is thriving in states that have legalized and said cannabis reform sends the wrong message to young people. Asked what he expects to come of the state-level legalization push, Huber said it will lead “to a lot more trouble in [adolescents’] lives and it’s going to bring down our society.” “Well, you get into personal—I guess it’s a DOJ position—but I don’t see much good coming from legalized marijuana,” he said. “I have strong feelings about that here in Utah. I just don’t think that it’s good public policy to somehow give the imprint of ‘this is a good thing or OK thing’ to young people to start.” Utah voters approved a ballot measure to legalize medical cannabis in 2018. “We want young people to be focused on job trades, skills and getting education as opposed to sitting in their basement and smoking marijuana,” he added. Huber also alleged that legal cannabis states have “become havens…

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