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Two cannabis bills detrimental to public health and food safety

In summary

We can allow safer legal access to cannabis and useful hemp products without going backward in our commitments to public health and food safety.

By Lynn Silver, Special to CalMatters

Dr. Lynn Silver is a pediatrician and director of Getting it Right from the Start – Advancing Public Health & Equity in Cannabis Policy, and Senior Advisor at the Public Health Institute, [email protected]

Legalizing cannabis was supposed to be about social justice. About ending mass incarceration of people of color for possessing a small amount of marijuana. About safer legal access.

But there are many things legalization should

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