marijuana joints(The Hill, October 8) Paul Armentano's opinion in The Hill, "What the Surgeon General gets wrong about marijuana," disputes several facts that Surgeon General VADM Jerome Adams discusses in Surgeon General's Advisory: Marijuana Use and the Developing Brain Armentano asserts the surgeon general is wrong about the harms and risks of marijuana. He selects limited data in support of his argument about the benefits of marijuana use to further the goals of his organization, the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws.  

Examination of the scientific literature cited in the advisory emphasizes the importance of protecting Americans from the risks of use, specifically during adolescence and pregnancy. Read more.

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