What I'm seeing here, for the most part, is that the kid should have just sucked it up and not said anything. That's crap. Regardless of what your personal opinion on pot is, the fact is that pot is illegal, and a child should not have to subjected to it. Period.
I hear people bitching about second hand smoke and children, but it appears from this thread that second hand Pot smoke is perfectly fine.
HASTINGS, Minn. — An 11-year-old boy who said he was fed up with marijuana smoke in his house took pictures of the drug which led to a raid by authorities and sent his mother and stepfather to jail in Dakota County......
The difference is that me drinking it doesn't get it into their lungs.
It's not an issue of a drug being used, it's the issue of him being made to live in the cloud of that drug. How can you not see that?
I have plenty of friends who smoke pot. None would dream of doing it in a manner in which a child would need to complain about the haze.
The father used his kid, that is the real issue and that is abuse.
Kids in school are taught to say NO to drugs.
The kid and his Father did the right thing. The kid was being subjected to an illegal substance. THAT is child abuse. The Mother refused to do anything about it. THAT is child abuse. Period. There is no grey area here. Pot is an illegal substance. Unless, of course, you all are advocating that we teach our kids that you obey some laws but not others, and it is up to the individual to determine which laws they need to follow and which laws they don`t.