Why we attack the free use of marijuana

Photo courtesy of Rusty StraitRusty Strait. ■ By Rusty Strait / Senior Reporter I am from the era where “Reefer Madness,” a film that now seems boring, sent the country into a panic over the use of marijuana. I’ve been talking to people in coffee shops, bars and on the streets about the recreational use of pot. Attitudes are generational. The older the person questioned, the higher the percentage they believe it is the devil’s potion that will kill you or drive you mad in short order. Millennials seem to have a more balanced opinion. Responses include, “I’ve done it since I was a teenager. Hasn’t bothered me.” to “Old people

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