The Dallas Morning News had a recent article on
The reporter notes the following:
AB 259 is opposed by California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, representing defense lawyers, who argue that there is no evidence that
salviacauses physical harm and that legislators know too little about the drug to take action.
“As a matter of public policy, we should not simply criminalize behavior without sufficient scientific information,” the group wrote to lawmakers.
Ultimately, I think that CACJ’s position is the right perspective. I’ve written about AB 259 before and indicated that I could support restrictions on sales of
Laws should be based primarily on evidence. They shouldn’t be based primarily on our societal anxiety. CACJ is right on this one.