Report: The Marijuana ‘Gateway’ Theory Is A Fallacy

cannabis is not a gateway drug

NEW YORK: Scientific evidence does not support claims that marijuana experimentation often serves as a ‘gateway’ to the use of other substances, particularly cocaine and heroin, according to a report issued by the Benjamin Center for Public Policy Initiatives at SUNY New Paltz. The report rejects allegations that cannabis use uniquely makes persons susceptible to the use of other illicit Read the full article…

Arizona’s Marijuana Ballot Initiative: A Gateway Plan?

Debates among lawmakers suggest some may be looking to legalize all drugs, not just marijuana.

ARIZONA:  First marijuana, then meth? … At a lively debate last week on the proposed legalization of marijuana, an attorney who supports the 2016 ballot initiative told the audience the measure is the “first step” toward full legalization of drugs in Arizona. Local criminal defense attorney Marc Victor, arguing in favor of legalization, debated Seth Leibsohn, chairman of Arizonans for Read the full article…