The newest Gallup poll shows 60% of Americans support full legalization of marijuana. With several states legalizing marijuana, this seems to be a moment of change in the country, right? Well, perhaps not with Jeff Sessions serving as the Attorney General. Sessions recently said that marijuana was almost as bad as heroin, which surprised some experts who work in the field of opioid addiction. Sessions has said that good people don't smoke marijuana.
So what's next for weed? Our guests discuss it:
- Dr. Aaron Fields, M.D., addiction medicine fellow at URMC and member of the Monroe County Opioid Task Force
- Jennifer Faringer, director of DePaul's National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence-Rochester Area (NCADD-RA)
- Phil Ricci, founding chair of the Genesee County Libertarian Party