Tag Archives: Debby Haskins

March 9, 2016

Youth and marijuana: Colorado’s experience and efforts

By Debby Haskins

When recreational marijuana was made legal in Colorado, the governor and other proponents promised that they would keep it out of the hands of youth. It’s the same promise Governor Shumlin and other legalization proponents are now making here. Can…

September 9, 2015

Legislators do listen

Dear Editor,

The Maine House of Representatives made big news at the end of June: it soundly defeated a bill to legalize retail marijuana, 98-45.

This is significant for two reasons. First, the margin of defeat was a full 27 points greater than the first…