Kansas State Senator Pledges To Remain 'Vigilant' Against Marijuana Legalization

He's certainly entitled to his opinion . . . However . . . The dire social circumstances of which he warns haven't really overtaken nearby states where recreational marijuana use has taken hold. 

And let's be honest . . . 

TENS OF THOUSANDS of JoCo residents are currently bringing legal KCMO weed across the State Line . . . So much so that most municipalities aren't bothering to enforce anti-marijuana law.

In the meantime . . . 

Here's a worthwhile quote from the GOP fighting an ongoing battle to keep Kansas from participating in the biggest cash crop boom the U.S. has seen in more than a generation .  . . Check-it:

After the meeting, Senator Mike Thompson, R-Shawnee, who chairs the committee, responded to whether the bill is likely to be taken up again next year.

“I’m sure this is going to be something that’s going to be attempted every session from here on out… and we just have to remain vigilant and say… wait a minute… let’s look at the facts,” Sen. Thompson said. “It will increase the amount of violence and drug cartels… also the social impacts with higher THC content… anything over 10% has shown to increase psychosis… the threat of schizophrenia… violent activity…”

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

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