03/28/2017 03:37 EDT | Updated 03/28/2017 03:39 EDT

Legalizing Cannabis Will Protect Youth More Than Prohibition Ever Has

We often create policies that are meant to protect youth, particularly around drug use. But what we actually end up doing is criminalizing and victimizing them further, explains blogger Jenna Valleriani. With regulation we'll actually be able to start to undo some of the harms caused by prohibition -- harms which are actually a lot worse than the use of cannabis itself.

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