Here in South Dakota the medicinal usage of marijuana has been established, but many are pushing for more. The industry is working to establish full recreational usage and has said they want marijuana available at the gas station, just like chips or a beer. Is this a smart move for South Dakota?

Many claim that smoking a joint is healthier than cigarettes, safer than drinking alcohol, and simply a matter of personal choice. We need to think harder and dig deeper into the facts before accepting any of these claims.

Watch the video below for an introduction into the complications surrounding marijuana legalization. If you’d like to dive deeper, the book Tell Your Children clearly lays out the negative effects of marijuana.

Additional Resources:

Tell Your Children
 One Chance to Grow Up
 Smart Approaches to Marijuana


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