"Don't Bogart that joint my friend, pass it over to me.."-1960s song lyric.
It's really not a surprise....Surveys show nearly half of Americans favor its legalization in some form....While there is a big push against smoking cigarettes and consuming alcohol, many teens likely conclude there has to be something they can do for a little kick and they may choose the easier to obtain and easier to conceal joint.
Young adults do watch TV, where every form of pharmaceutical is shopped, leading to the conclusion there is a drug for every woe.
The culture sends many mixed messages to people this age, and the War on Drugs is seen as rife with hypocrisy. Plus, its natural for people to seek a relief from day to day stresses and in a "like wow" World, with so much indulgence and so little work ethic, a Cheech and Chong existence has appeal.
What's the percentage of teens who pick up a snow shovel and go out an earn a little cash after a storm ?
In the people come to conclusions based on the facts and circumstances surrounding them. For teens to come to the conclusion pot is OK is hardly surprising giving the social ambiance of the day.
Watertown Daily Times Teen marijuana use on the rise