Dear Trump Administration: If cannabis laws tighten, the opioid crisis will only get worse.

Dear Trump Administration: If cannabis laws tighten, the opioid crisis will only get worse.

This statement obviously reflects the outdated and unsubstantiated "gateway" theory (that cannabis use “opens the door” to using more harmful illegal drugs). It also flies in the face of a wealth of scientific studies that show the complete opposite of what he is suggesting.