Dr. Matt Polling, a pediatrician from College Station Texas, wrote a great article about gun violence. He wrote:
As a family physician filling the gaps in our substance use and mental healthcare system, I cheered President Joe Biden when he announced his new plan to expand mental health and drug abuse treatment services in his State of the Union address. With Beto O’Rourke campaigning as the “healthcare candidate” here in Texas, Democrats could lay claim to being “the party of mental health” on the heels of being able to claim credibly they were more “the party of science” with respect to COVID-19 vaccination rates. But the vast majority of Democrats support “medical” marijuana, and most agree with O’Rourke that marijuana should not just be decriminalized to protect users from harsh punishment but entirely legalized.
Read the rest of this thought-provoking piece, Democrats Can’t be the Party of Mental Health and Marijuana, here:
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