The new head of the DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) made an obvious, common-knowledge observation on a conference call Tuesday. This statement represents a step forward in critical thinking for the administration.
“If you want me to say that marijuana’s not dangerous, I’m not going to say that because I think it is,” recently appointed administrator Chuck Rosenberg said. “Do I think it’s as dangerous as heroin? Probably not. But I’m not an expert.”
We get it, we get it, you’re not an expert. But it seems, expert or no, that you’re either willing to allow logic into your forming of opinions. That or you’re not yet politically savvy enough to know that when your organization refuses time and again to reschedule marijuana as less than Schedule I. Alongside heroin, meth, ecstasy, and other actually harmful drugs, there’s definitely more at play than just logic. Either way, after the adamantly ignorant mess that was former DEA administrator Michele Leonhart, I’ll take this guy in a heartbeat. Read more about Chuck Rosenberg here!