please read and review Chapter 9 of the Zastrow text. Respond to the Discussion Board prompt below.
A hot topic in the area of substance use and criminal justice is decriminalization of marijuana in many Cities, States, and Countries. What do you think are the pro’s and con’s of decriminalization of marijuana? Thinking about decriminalization of marijuana, should those incarcerated for marijuana related charges in now decriminalized states/countries, be exonerated? Why or why not? Use your text, journal article, or a reputable news site to support your recommendations and conclusions. Feel free to add additional thoughts beyond the prompts above.
- When answering, think about the NASW Code of Ethics and whether it would be in support or not.
- Think about how this not only impacts the Substance Use area but also the Criminal Justice System.