Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD) is comprehensively outed as a Big Pharma shill by attn:
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Earlier today, we published a story about Rep. Andy Harris from Maryland who just led the charge to overturn the will of Washington D.C. voters by inserting language into Congress’ spending bill that prevents the District from implementing the referendum they passed to legalize recreational marijuana in the 2014 midterm election. That referendum, by the way, passed with 70% of the vote on Election Day.
Attn: recently conducted a poll of its readers which found that more than 90 percent support marijuana legalization as well.
“Relaxing [marijuana] laws clearly leads to more teenage drug use,” Rep. Harris said. “It should be intuitively obvious to everyone that if you legalize marijuana for adults, more children will use marijuana because the message that it’s dangerous will be blunted.”
Except the Congressman is dead wrong. According to Gallup, marijuana use among 18-29 year olds has fallen 20% since 1985.