Easing of marijuana laws poses challenge for parents
Drug has greater visibility, bringing more questions
Legions of American parents finding the “drug talk’’ increasingly problematic as more states allow medical marijuana or decriminalize its use. Colorado and Washington state have measures on their Nov. 6 ballot that would go a further step and legalize recreational use of marijuana for adults. Parent-child conversations about pot “have become extraordinarily complicated,’’ said Stephen Pasierb, president of the Partnership at Drugfree.org, which provides resources for parents concerned about youth drug use.