Category Archives: Talking Points

Marijuana and Business

If Question 7 passes, doctors, teachers, school bus drivers, police, firefighters, and many others would be permitted to legally possess and use marijuana. Question 7 protects a person “from arrest, civil or criminal penalty,” “discipline by any state or local licensing board and state prosecution” for possession, transfer, or use…

March 23rd, 2015 Talking Points

Alcohol, Cigarettes, Marijuana and Youth

Proponents of marijuana legalization would like voters to think placing the drug into a “regulated and controlled” system, similar to alcohol and tobacco, would reduce the availability of marijuana for youth. The legalizers like to point out that the majority of high school seniors say marijuana is “easy to get.”…

March 23rd, 2015 Talking Points

Marijuana and Police Resources

Nevada voters rejected legalizing marijuana in 2002. 61% – 39% he proponents of legalizing marijuana claim that marijuana offenses prevent police from focusing on other crimes. To bolster that claim they point out the number of marijuana possession “arrests” in Nevada. Here are the facts: Under current Nevada law, one…

March 23rd, 2015 Talking Points