No, marijuana legalization has not resulted in a spike in teen use

Despite a common and popular talking point from cannabis opponents, legalization has not resulted in a spike in teen use. So, when they use that talking point, you can reply with confidence, "FAKE NEWS!" It's pretty much the only talking point that opponents like Smart Approaches to Marijuana...

No, marijuana legalization has not resulted in a spike in teen use

No, marijuana is not a gateway to opioid abuse

Despite claims from the Fake News generators of the cannabis opposition spin machine, marijuana legalization does not lead to expanded opioid and pharmaceutical abuse. It's a popular talking point for cannabis opponents. Here's one example, in which drug rehabilitation professionals cook a...

No, marijuana is not a gateway to opioid abuse

Cannabis Opponents Falsely State that Teens Are Consuming More of It

Teens are consuming less marijuana since legalization, despite false claims by opponents who spread Fake News to the contrary.  The latest example comes in a Fox News piece during a panel discussion between Colorado State Rep. Jonathan Singer, D-Longmont, and opioid epidemic enabler Luke...

Cannabis Opponents Falsely State that Teens Are Consuming More of It

Cannabis Opponents Likely Upset Less Kids are Smoking Pot

Science makes debunking Fake News super easy. Whenever cannabis opponents say, “But what about the children!?” marijuana proponents get to say, “They’re fine. Because. Science.” The latest federal scientific survey of high school students nationally shows that in Colorado the state is slightly...

Cannabis Opponents Likely Upset Less Kids are Smoking Pot

Marijuana opponents are wrong — tasting rooms would limit youth exposure

Okay, we’ll admit that a misleading tirade from anti-marijuana group Smart Colorado isn’t quite fake news. Nothing that comes out of the “reefer madness” spin machine that is Smart Colorado really qualifies as news, so we’ll hedge. There are, however, a lot of fake narratives from Smart in the...

Marijuana opponents are wrong — tasting rooms would limit youth exposure

CNN should retract or correct report on legal marijuana in Colorado

By Patrick Byrne The News Station It was distressing to see CNN publish a shallow and sensationalistic story on its website last Friday linking a transitory increase in some of Colorado’s crime rates with its legal and heavily regulated cannabis industry. Breathlessly titled “Colorado Governor...

CNN should retract or correct report on legal marijuana in Colorado