"Law enforcement wise, we fear it is going to increase marijuana in our communities...our schools," said Milton Abraham Agay, chief of police of the Berrien Springs Oronoko Township Police Department and president of the West Michigan Association of Chief's of Police.
said under the proposal, he
feels there is no way to "control the worker or the student" who may have permission to use the drug.
"There's nothing to prevent the school bus driver from getting high and going to pick up our children," he
Another fear that stems from this proposal, Agay
said, is the possibility of a sudden presence of "pot shops.
said, which would allow people to go in and purchase marijuana as well as smoke it on the premises.
- who said he
sympathizes with patients suffering from painful illnesses and treatments, at the age of 18 he
mother to cancer and suffers from cancer himself - said "it's going to be devastating," when asked what it would mean to statewide and local law enforcement agencies should the proposal pass on Nov. 4.