Gemma Weiner is an 18-year-old high school senior, new to Radio Rookies. She'll attend Hampshire University this fall. Gemma is an obsessive reader, but her other hobbies include wandering through thrift stores while silently contemplating the plight of humanity, our purpose on this earth, and whether or not she should finish her homework.
Marijuana culture in this country is changing. There was legalization of recreational marijuana use back in November in Washington and Colorado. Medical marijuana is still legal in California. Today, we explore the different issues that weed legalization and use pose.
As 17-year-old Radio Rookie Temitayo Fagbenle puts it, "Once you reach high school, weed is a part of your life." Even if you don't smoke, marijuana is at parties, the corners and parks near schools, and sometimes in school stairwells.