Recent years have seen more and more states lift their bans on cannabis use, and the trend shows no signs of stopping. But perhaps a new book could at least slow things down.

In “Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence,” Alex Berenson draws attention to the drug’s largely ignored downsides and reveals the hard truths many would-be legalizers would prefer to ignore. On this episode, we ask him about his findings, challenge him on some of his arguments, and discuss how marijuana regulations are likely to evolve going forward.

Alex Berenson is a former New York Times reporter and award-winning novelist. “Tell Your Children” is his second nonfiction book.

Related reading:

“Tell Your Children”

Alex at AEI

Alex Berenson’s website

Alex on the Joe Rogan Experience

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  1. colleenb Member
    colleenb Joined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    I’m an older person and just never had particular interest in drugs when young. Don’t like alcohol because my father was an alcoholic. Have had a number a family members with mental illness too. I have always ‘felt’ that this head long rush into legalizing marijuana is a bad idea. I’m now glad to hear that some facts are being put forward. I hope people will ‘think’ more about this policy.

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