Government has apparently dropped ‘gateway’ theory, marijuana critics should too

Recently the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) quietly removed a report from its website, suggesting that it is finally giving up the false theories that cannabis is a “gateway drug,” or that it causes permanent brain damage or psychosis.

These myths have been at the heart of positions held by marijuana prohibitionists and often served as their platform when voting against medical cannabis legislation.

The good news is that prohibitions that have been holding out support for medical cannabis policy can now let science guide their policy making decisions.

-Read the full story at The Hill