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SB 151 Must Include Medical Marihuana

State Senator Hernandez is carrying a bill (SB 151) that will raise the age from 18 – 21 for age to purchase tobacco cigarettes.  This is good, of course, but, interestingly, the bill does not include medical marijuana—-which is also smoked.

How can our legislatures say to kids they can’t smoke tobacco, but it’s ok if they smoke medical marihuana?  New York is the most recent state to pass medical marijuana and it excludes smoking smoking marijuana for any age.  Why does California Continue reading SB 151 Must Include Medical Marihuana