The office of the Surgeon General is responsible for assessing and addressing the serious health problems that the American people face every year. With that in mind, it is no surprise that the Surgeon General has released several reports on the state of addiction in America.
As more states continue to pass legislation allowing marijuana use in one context or another, young people are increasingly given the idea that "If marijuana is legal, it must be safe!" This couldn't be further from the truth. Marijuana carries a long list of harms, dangers, and risks for young people.