Friday, May 25, 2007
Substance Abuse, and What We Punish
In the interest of balance, here is an article on the damage that using marijuana while pregnant can do to a fetus. Good thing we put those folks in prison . . . oh, wait, here's one on what using alcohol can do. . . . oh, wait, here's one on what using tobacco can do (h/t Think Outside the Cage). . . and, IMHO, the latter two sound worse. And here's evidence of what happens to those fetuses when they become binge drinking college students. Good thing our policymaking is rational.