A 15 year study reported in the December 2001 issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry showed that –
Present policies are not working to deter cannabis use.
Existing cannabis cautioning programs should be scrapped.
People caught with any cannabis must be diverted into detoxification programs followed by comprehensive drug free rehabilitation.
People caught with 2 grams of cannabis or more should face prosecution for trafficking.
Cannabis of 2 grams can produce a traffickable quantity of 20 cannabis cigarettes.
Cannabis detoxification and rehabilitation must be court ordered and supervised.