Boston Herald | Letter to the Editor by Commissioner Kimberly Roy
The Boston Herald recently editorialized, “States must address downside of legal weed” and in doing so, missed a tremendous opportunity for cannabis consumers, patients and its readers to learn more about the important public health, public safety, and prevention and education work being done in Massachusetts to help keep kids and drivers safe. That editorial along with previous cannabis editorials have omitted this valuable information.
As you may know, Massachusetts became the first adult-use cannabis state in the nation to adopt a curriculum to educate residents about the risks of marijuana-impaired driving. I was a proud partner in developing “Shifting Gears: the Blunt Truth about Marijuana and Driving,” which Cannabis Control Commissioners endorsed in January and will be taught to about 50,000 young drivers a year.
Read the full letter at: https://www.bostonherald.com/2023/06/04/letters-to-the-editor-483/
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