His mistakes go on, from claiming, “decriminalization destroys early intervention,” to failing to understand that court-ordered drug treatment for pot is an enormous waste of resources that could go to treating opiate addiction.
Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol
What’s most important here is that pols want to keep an edge on the two activist camps rallying for legalization next year on starkly different terms—even though Rosenberg now says legislators won’t tackle the cannabis question head-on.
Overall, though, the real shame is that so many people who consider or call themselves marijuana “activists” are not out collecting signatures, or even campaigning online.
Make no mistake about the battle of the dueling marijuana legalization ballot initiatives in Massachusetts.